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NWS Forecast

FZAK61 PAFC 181131
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
331 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 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.

PKZ399-190130-
331 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA

A 975 MB LOW NEAR 55N 148W WILL MOVE TO 59N 141W AT 980 MB LATE
TONIGHT. AS PART OF THE SAME LOW COMPLEX A NEW CENTER WILL
DEVELOP NEAR 59N 147W AT 975 MB THIS AFTERNOON AND MOVE TO 59N
144W AT 986 MB LATE FRIDAY MORNING BEFORE DISSIPATING AND MOVING
INLAND FRIDAY AFTERNOON.



PKZ351-190130-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
331 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

GALE WARNING TONIGHT


TODAY
N TO E WIND 15 TO 30 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN.

TONIGHT
W WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN.

FRI
SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN.

FRI NIGHT
S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

SAT
SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT.

SUN THROUGH MON
S WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.



PKZ352-190130-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
331 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
W OF 147W...N WIND 20 TO 35 KT BECOMING W BY AFTERNOON.
E OF 147W...VARIABLE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN.

TONIGHT
W WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. RAIN.

FRI
SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SW WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

SAT THROUGH SUN
W WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

MON
S WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.