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NWS Forecast

FZAK61 PAFC 211204
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
304 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 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.

PKZ399-220145-
304 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA

A 979 MB LOW NEAR PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND WILL MOVE OVER THE KENAI
PENINSULA THIS MORNING WHILE WEAKENING TO 986 MB. THE LOW THEN
ELONGATES AND BECOMES COMPLEX WITH MULTIPLE LOW CENTERS OVER THE
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA. A 977 MB LOW MOVES TO 54N 140W LATE MON.



PKZ351-220145-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
304 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

TODAY
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

MON
S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

MON NIGHT
E WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

TUE
NW WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

WED
SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

THU
SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.



PKZ352-220145-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
304 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

TODAY
SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.

MON
SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

MON NIGHT
NW WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

TUE
W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

WED
SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

THU
W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.