Gulf of Alaska Offshore Forecast


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FZAK61 PAFC 161230
OFFAER
Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
330 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018
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.
PKZ399-170145-
330 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A 970 mb North Pacific low moves to 58N 153W at 983 mb Wed morning 
then moves to 57N 150W at 995 mb early Thu morning. 
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PKZ351-170145-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore North of 57N and West of 144W-
330 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018
...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TODAY...E wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 15 to 23 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SE 10 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind up to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NW wind up to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
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PKZ352-170145-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore South of 57N North of 55N and West of
144W-
330 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018
...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TODAY...E wind 25 to 40 kt diminishing to 15 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 11 to 17 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.WED...S wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N wind up to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
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