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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 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.

PKZ399-061330-
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A FRONT OVER THE NORTHERN GULF OF ALASKA MOVES INLAND LATE
TONIGHT. A 986 MB NORTH PACIFIC LOW ENTERS THE GULF OF ALASKA
NEAR 54N 156W FRI MORNING AND MOVES TO 58N 142W SAT MORNING AT
1005 MB...THEN MOVES INLAND NEAR 58N 173W SAT AFTERNOON.

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PKZ351-061330-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND UP TO 15 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
10 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ352-061330-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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