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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
308 PM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

Offshore waters forecast for the Gulf of Alaska West of 144W

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent an average of the highest
one-third of the combined wind wave and swell height.

PKZ399-151400-
308 PM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A 990 mb low over eastern Prince William Sound moves inland
this evening. A front moves into the western Gulf of Alaska
late tonight then move toward the North Gulf Coast through
Fri before stalling and forming into a closed 978 mb low
Fri night. This low will move inland Sat morning.

$$

PKZ351-151400-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore North of 57N and West of 144W-
308 PM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 25 to 40 kt becoming SW 15 to 30 kt
after midnight. Seas 11 to 16 ft. Rain.
.SAT...SW wind 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 19 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to 18 ft.
.SUN...W wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.MON...NW wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE...W wind up to 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ352-151400-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore South of 57N North of 55N and West of
144W-
308 PM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 20 to 35 kt after
midnight. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.FRI...S wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 15 to 19 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 25 to 35 kt. Seas 17 to 22 ft.
.SUN...W wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 15 to 22 ft.
.MON...NW wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.TUE...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

$$



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