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FZAK61 PAFC 211139
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
339 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

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.

PKZ399-220130-
339 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A 990 MB NORTHEAST PACIFIC LOW STRENGTHENS TO 978 MB AS IT MOVES
TO 57N 138W THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE MOVING INLAND EAST OF YAKUTAT.
A RESIDUAL 986 MB LOW DEVELOPS NEAR 60N 143W THIS AFTERNOON...THEN
WEAKENS TO 1003 MB AS IT NEARS 59N 149W MON AFTERNOON. THE LOW
WEAKENS IN PLACE THROUGH LATE MON NIGHT.

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PKZ351-220130-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
339 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TODAY...N WIND UP TO 15 KT BECOMING NW 10 TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...NW WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.

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PKZ352-220130-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
339 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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