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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK61 PAFC

FZAK61 PAFC 172357
OFFAER

Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
257 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

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.

PKZ399-181415-
257 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA

A 998 mb low at 58N 147W exits the Gulf near 54N 138W at 1012 mb
for Mon afternoon. High pressure slides across the Gulf through
Tue afternoon. A front crosses the Western Gulf by Tue afternoon.



PKZ351-181415-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore North of 57N and West of 144W-
257 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

TONIGHT
NW wind 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

MON
NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

MON NIGHT
SW wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

TUE
SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

TUE NIGHT
W wind 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

WED THROUGH THU
SE wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

FRI
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.



PKZ352-181415-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore South of 57N North of 55N and West of
144W-
257 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

TONIGHT
NW wind 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.

MON
NW wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

MON NIGHT
SW wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

TUE
SW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

TUE NIGHT
W wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

WED THROUGH THU
SE wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 17 ft.

FRI
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 15 to 18 ft.