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OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 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.

PKZ399-290045-
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A BROAD TROUGH STRETCHED ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF WILL CONSOLIDATE
TO A 994 MB LOW NEAR 57N 148W THIS AFTERNOON. THIS LOW WILL TRACK
NORTH AND INTO PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND LATE TONIGHT. A STRONG
FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF WED NIGHT.

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PKZ351-290045-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

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PKZ352-290045-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.

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