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FZAK61 PAFC 170013
OFFAER

Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
313 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

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.

PKZ399-171400-
313 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A 974 mb low at 57N 149W this afternoon moves to 58N 153W at 989
mb Wed afternoon. This low will then move to 58N 150W at 995 mb
Thu morning before dissipating Thu afternoon.

$$

PKZ351-171400-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore North of 57N and West of 144W-
313 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 15 to 23 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SE 10 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...W wind 10 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind up to 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...W wind up to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

PKZ352-171400-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore South of 57N North of 55N and West of
144W-
313 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S to W wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.WED...S wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU...NW wind up to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 10 ft.

$$



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