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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
314 PM AKDT MON MAY 22 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.

PKZ398-231715-
314 PM AKDT MON MAY 22 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A FRONT OVER THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE WILL SHIFT E OF THE AREA BY
LATE MON NIGHT. A WEAK LOW WILL MOVE NE INTO THE SE GULF MON
NIGHT, THEN E ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE TUE. A RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE GULF BEHIND THE LOW.

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PKZ310-231715-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
314 PM AKDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. S SWELL. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT OR LESS.

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