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FZAK61 PAFC 232340
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 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.

PKZ399-241300-
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A FRONT APPROACHING THE SOUTHWEST GULF WILL WEAKEN AS IT SHIFTS
TO THE WESTERN GULF THROUGH THU NIGHT. A WEAK TROUGH WILL MOVE
INTO THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF THU AFTERNOON.

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PKZ351-241300-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ352-241300-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...SE WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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