FZAK61 PAFC 031202
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 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.

PKZ399-040230-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A WEAKENING 1007 MB LOW COMPLEX AROUND KODIAK ISLAND DISSIPATES
WED MORNING. A STRENGTHENING FRONT ENTERS THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF
ALASKA MIDDAY TUE AND CONTINUES TO MOVE TO THE NORTH GULF COAST
WED BEFORE DISSIPATING. ANOTHER FRONT APPROACHES THE SOUTHWEST
GULF WED NIGHT.

$$

PKZ351-040230-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. 
SEAS 6 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

PKZ352-040230-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING SW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$


National Weather Service Anchorage Forecast Office: http://pafc.arh.noaa.gov