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FZAK61 PAFC 182341
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
341 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 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.

PKZ399-191500-
341 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A 974 MB LOW NEAR 57N 144W WILL MOVE ONSHORE NEAR 61N 147W FRI
AFTERNOON AND WEAKEN THROUGH SAT AS IT CONTINUES INLAND.

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PKZ351-191500-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
341 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND UP TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...E WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.

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PKZ352-191500-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
341 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND UP TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...E WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.

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