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NWS Forecast

FZAK61 PAFC 091215
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
315 AM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016

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.

PKZ399-100145-
315 AM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016

SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA

A 970 MB LOW AT 51N 152W MOVES WEST ALONG THE SOUTHWEST EDGE OF
THE GULF OF ALASKA THROUGH THU MORNING WEAKENING TO 982 MB. A 975
MB LOW ENTERS THE GULF NEAR 52N 146W AND MOVES TO 55N 149W AT 981
MB THU MORNING.



PKZ351-100145-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
315 AM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016

GALE WARNING TONIGHT


TODAY
SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NE 15 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. RAIN.

WED
E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

WED NIGHT
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.

THU
E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.

FRI THROUGH SAT
SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.



PKZ352-100145-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
315 AM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016

STORM WARNING TONIGHT


TODAY
E WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NE 25 TO 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 40 TO 50 KT BECOMING E 30 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. RAIN.

WED
E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.

WED NIGHT
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.

THU
SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

FRI THROUGH SAT
S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.