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FZAK61 PAFC 242255
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
255 PM AKDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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.

PKZ399-251315-
255 PM AKDT TUE MAY 24 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

AN AREA OF WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL RESIDE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF
THROUGH THU AFTERNOON. MEANWHILE HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN GULF.

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PKZ351-251315-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
255 PM AKDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ352-251315-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
255 PM AKDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...SW WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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