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FZAK61 PAFC 061134
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
334 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

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.

PKZ399-070115-
334 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A 1011 MB LOW NEAR SITKINAK WILL MOVE OVER PORT HEIDEN WHILE
STRENGTHENING TO 1003 MB THIS AFTERNOON. THIS LOW THEN GRADUALLY
WEAKENS WHILE REMAINING STATIONARY THROUGH THU AND DISSIPATES
LATE THU. A 998 MB LOW MOVES TO 54N 148W LATE THU.

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PKZ351-070115-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
334 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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PKZ352-070115-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
334 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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