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NWS Forecast

FZAK61 PAFC 302341
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
341 PM AKDT THU OCT 30 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.

PKZ399-311430-
341 PM AKDT THU OCT 30 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA

A 995 MB LOW NEAR 59N 148W WILL WEAKEN AS IT MOVES OVER THE
SOUTHERN KENAI PENINSULA FRI MORNING. A SECONDARY 979 MB LOW WILL
FORM NEAR 56N 157W FRI MORNING THEN MOVE TO 59N 149W AT 981 MB
SAT AFTERNOON.



PKZ351-311430-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
341 PM AKDT THU OCT 30 2014

TONIGHT
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

FRI
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN.

FRI NIGHT
S TO SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN.

SAT
SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.

SAT NIGHT
SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

SUN
SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.

MON THROUGH TUE
W WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.



PKZ352-311430-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
341 PM AKDT THU OCT 30 2014

GALE WARNING FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

FRI
S WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT. RAIN.

SAT AND SAT NIGHT
SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT.

SUN
SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.

MON THROUGH TUE
W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.