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NWS Forecast

FZAK61 PAFC 231146
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
346 AM AKDT SAT AUG 23 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.

PKZ399-240215-
346 AM AKDT SAT AUG 23 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA

A WEATHER FRONT MOVES INTO THE SOUTHERN AND WESTERN GULF THIS
MORNING AND INTO THE NORTHERN GULF SUN MORNING. A 1008 MB LOW WILL
FORM NEAR 60N 150W SUN AFTERNOON THEN MOVE TO 60N 148W LATE SUN
NIGHT WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH.



PKZ351-240215-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
346 AM AKDT SAT AUG 23 2014

TODAY
SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT. RAIN.

SUN
SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.

SUN NIGHT
SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

MON THROUGH TUE
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

WED
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



PKZ352-240215-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
346 AM AKDT SAT AUG 23 2014

GALE WARNING TODAY


TODAY
E WIND 10 TO 25 KT BECOMING SE 20 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT. RAIN.

TONIGHT
S WIND 15 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN.

SUN
SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN.

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

MON THROUGH TUE
W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

WED
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.