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FZAK61 PAFC 222255
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
255 PM AKDT WED OCT 22 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.

PKZ399-231330-
255 PM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A 978 MB LOW NEAR 56N 145W MOVES TO 51N 144W AT 984 MB THU
MORNING. A 989 MB LOW NEAR 52N 135W MOVES TO 54N 139W AT 992 MB THU
AFTERNOON...THEN MOVES SOUTH AND WEAKENS THROUGH FRI. A TROUGH OF
LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE NORTH GULF THU MORNING AND
PERSIST THROUGH FRI AFTERNOON.

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PKZ351-231330-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
255 PM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NE TO SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 TO 15
KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

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PKZ352-231330-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
255 PM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 35 KT EXCEPT E 15 TO 30 KT E OF 148W.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NE TO NW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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