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FZAK61 PAFC 241259
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 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.

PKZ399-250215-
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A 1021 MB LOW WILL FORM NEAR 60N 144W FRI EVENING AND MOVE TO 55N
132W AT 1013 MB SAT AFTERNOON. A TROUGH WILL PERSIST ALONG THE
NORTH GULF COAST FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN MORNING.

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PKZ351-250215-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

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PKZ352-250215-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 TO 12
FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.

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