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FZAK61 PAFC 221140
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
340 AM AKDT FRI AUG 22 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.

PKZ399-230215-
340 AM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A WEAK WEATHER FRONT WILL SKIRT THE SOUTHERN GULF OF ALASKA
THROUGH LATE FRI NIGHT BEFORE DISSIPATING. ANOTHER WEATHER FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO THE SOUTHWEST GULF OF ALASKA LATE FRI NIGHT...THEN
MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA BY LATE SAT NIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE ALONG THE NORTHERN GULF COAST WILL WEAKEN BY LATE SAT
NIGHT.

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PKZ351-230215-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
340 AM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ352-230215-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
340 AM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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