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NWS Forecast

FZAK61 PAFC 290014
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
314 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

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.

PKZ399-291415-
314 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA

A FRONT OVER THE NORTHERN AND WESTERN GULF WILL WEAKEN THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING. A 1010 MB LOW WILL DEVELOP NEAR 58N 150W THU
MORNING AND THEN REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY BEFORE DISSIPATING FRI
AFTERNOON.



PKZ351-291415-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
314 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

TONIGHT
NE WIND UP TO 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

THU
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

THU NIGHT
SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

FRI
E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

SAT THROUGH MON
E WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.



PKZ352-291415-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
314 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

TONIGHT
SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.

THU
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

THU NIGHT
SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

FRI
E WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

SAT THROUGH SUN
E WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.

MON
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.