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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
257 PM AKDT SAT APR 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.

PKZ398-301700-
257 PM AKDT SAT APR 29 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A GALE FORCE LOW OVER HAIDA GWAII WILL RAPIDLY WEAKEN AS IT
MOVES NE INTO BC. A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL BRIEFLY MOVE OVER
THE OUTSIDE WATERS AND PANHANDLE SUN INTO MON. A MODERATE STRENGTH
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE GULF FROM THE W ON MON.

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PKZ310-301700-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
257 PM AKDT SAT APR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND TO 15 KT BECOMING W IN THE EVENING. SEAS 7 FT.
SE SWELL.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT. S SWELL IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. SW SWELL LATE. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SW SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SW SWELL.
.TUE...SE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

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