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FZAK61 PAFC 262312
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

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.

PKZ399-271330-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A FRONT ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST WILL DISSIPATE THIS EVENING. A
983 MB COMPLEX LOW WITH MULTIPLE CENTERS NEAR 54N 161W WILL
REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY AND DISSIPATE FRI EVENING. A 974 MB LOW
NEAR 50N 155W FRI AFTERNOON WILL WEAKEN TO 980 MB NEAR 54N 150W
SAT AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ351-271330-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT BECOMING E 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

PKZ352-271330-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10
TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

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