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FZAK61 PAFC 140001
OFFAER

Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
301 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 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.

PKZ399-141415-
301 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A 1004 mb low at 53N 143W moves to 59N 143W tonight at 1000 mb and then
moves inland Thu morning. A 996 mb low at 51N 156W weakens to a
trough near 57N 147W Thu afternoon before moving inland Thu night. A
front enters the western Gulf Thu afternoon and reaches the eastern
Gulf Fri afternoon.

$$

PKZ351-141415-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore North of 57N and West of 144W-
301 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TONIGHT...W wind up to 10 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...W wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.

$$

PKZ352-141415-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore South of 57N North of 55N and West of
144W-
301 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TONIGHT...S wind up to 15 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...S wind up to 15 kt becoming SW 10 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 17 to 21 ft.
.MON...W wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 17 ft.

$$



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