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OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
319 PM AKST FRI FEB 5 2016

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.

PKZ399-061500-
319 PM AKST FRI FEB 5 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A WEAK FRONT NEAR THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF MOVES TO THE NORTHERN GULF
BY SAT AFTERNOON...THEN DISSIPATES. A STRONG FRONT APPROACHES THE
SOUTHERN GULF SAT AFTERNOON AND REACHES THE NORTHERN GULF COAST
EARLY SUN MORNING...THEN STALLS AND WEAKENS THROUGH SUN AFTERNOON.
AN ASSOCIATED 975 MB LOW NEAR 54N 151W ENTERS THE SOUTHERN GULF
SUN AFTERNOON.

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PKZ351-061500-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
319 PM AKST FRI FEB 5 2016

...STORM WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 22 TO 27 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.

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PKZ352-061500-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
319 PM AKST FRI FEB 5 2016

...STORM WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT BUILDING TO 18
TO 21 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 30 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 30 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...E WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

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