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FZAK61 PAFC 272308
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
308 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 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.

PKZ399-281315-
308 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A 1000 MB OVER THE NORTHERN ALASKA PENINSULA NEAR PILOT POINT
MOVES TO 57N 152W WHILE STRENGTHENING TO 997 MB...THEN GRADUALLY
WEAKENS INTO A BROAD TROUGH OVER THE NORTHERN AND EASTERN GULF
FRI AFTERNOON.

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PKZ351-281315-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
308 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND UP TO 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NW WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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PKZ352-281315-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
308 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...S TO W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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