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FZAK61 PAFC 200013
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
313 PM AKST FRI DEC 19 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.

PKZ399-201545-
313 PM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A 970 MB LOW NEAR 55N 154W WILL DRIFT SOUTHWEST AND WEAKEN TO 974
MB NEAR 55N 157W SAT MORNING AND THEN DISSIPATE. A 968 MB LOW NEAR
54N 140W EARLY SAT MORNING WILL WEAKEN TO 985 MB NEAR 59N 145W SUN
MORNING AND MOVE INLAND ACROSS THE KENAI PENINSULA SUN AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ351-201545-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
313 PM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 TO 25 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

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PKZ352-201545-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
313 PM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

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