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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
431 AM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR GULF OF ALASKA EAST OF 144W

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ398-300645-
431 AM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A LOW OVER THE CENTRAL GULF WILL MOVE N TOWARD PRINCE WILLIAM
SOUND TUESDAY NIGHT. FRONTAL TROUGHS WILL PASS OVER THE
PANHANDLE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
OVER THE EASTERN GULF WEDNESDAY NIGHT. OUTLOOK. A GALE FORCE
FRONT WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE GULF THURSDAY.

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PKZ310-300645-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
431 AM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SW SWELL.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 9 FT. W SWELL.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 11 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S GALE TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 14
FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

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