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NWS Forecast

FZAK61 PAFC 012302
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
302 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 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.

PKZ399-021345-
302 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA

A 987 MB LOW NEAR 53N 147W WED NIGHT WILL MOVE TO 55N 150 AND
STRENGTHEN TO 972 MB THU AFTERNOON AND THEN MOVE TO 59N 143W AT
983 MB FRI AFTERNOON.



PKZ351-021345-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
302 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

STORM WARNING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.

THU
E WIND 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING NE 35 TO 50 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT BUILDING TO 15 TO 23 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
NE WIND 35 TO 50 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT. RAIN.

FRI
NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.

FRI NIGHT
W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

SAT THROUGH MON
NW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.



PKZ352-021345-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
302 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

STORM WARNING THURSDAY


TONIGHT
E WIND 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. RAIN.

THU
E WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. RAIN.

FRI
NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

FRI NIGHT
W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

SAT THROUGH MON
NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.