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FZAK61 PAFC 262257
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
257 PM AKDT THU MAY 26 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.

PKZ399-271330-
257 PM AKDT THU MAY 26 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A WEAK TROUGH WILL RESIDE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF THROUGH SAT
AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE SOUTHERN AND WESTERN
GULF THROUGH SAT AFTERNOON.

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PKZ351-271330-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
257 PM AKDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ352-271330-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
257 PM AKDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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