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FZAK61 PAFC 301139
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
339 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 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.

PKZ399-310200-
339 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A FRONT ENTERS THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF ALASKA AND MOVES TO THE
NORTH GULF COAST BY FRI MORNING. A 975 MB LOW NEAR 56N 157W FRI
AFTERNOON MOVES TO 57N 151W AT 982 MB BY SAT MORNING. A TROUGH
EXTENDS ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST AND SOUTHEAST ALASKA THROUGH
SAT MORNING.

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PKZ351-310200-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
339 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.

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PKZ352-310200-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
339 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT BUILDING TO 15 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.

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