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FZAK61 PAFC 292257
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 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.

PKZ399-301300-
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A STRONG FRONT ENTERS THE SOUTHERN GULF THIS EVENING AND MOVES
INLAND ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST BY SAT EVENING. THE ASSOCIATED
980 MB LOW NEAR 46N 159W WEAKENS TO A BROAD AND COMPLEX 991 MB
LOW OVER THE SOUTHWEST GULF SAT AFTERNOON...THEN REMAINS NEARLY
STATIONARY WHILE WEAKENING TO 1000 MB THROUGH SUN AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ351-301300-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT BECOMING E 35 TO 45 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 TO 45 KT BECOMING S 15 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.

$$

PKZ352-301300-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

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