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FZAK61 PAFC 032257
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 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.

PKZ399-041300-
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A WEAK FRONT OVER THE SOUTHERN GULF REACHES THE NORTHERN GULF
BY MIDDAY WED...THEN DISSIPATES. ANOTHER MUCH STRONGER FRONT
APPROACHES THE SOUTHERN GULF LATE WED NIGHT...AND MOVES THROUGH
THE CENTRAL GULF BY THU AFTERNOON.

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PKZ351-041300-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S TO E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ352-041300-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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