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OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
248 PM AKDT MON APR 20 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.

PKZ399-211330-
248 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A NORTH PACIFIC LOW WILL TRACK TO 54N 151W TUE NIGHT AT 980 MB.
THIS LOW WILL THEN WEAKEN TO 989 MB AS IT MOVES TO 54N 144W
WED AFTERNOON.

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PKZ351-211330-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
248 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING E 25 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 16 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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PKZ352-211330-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
248 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

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