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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

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.

PKZ398-290100-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A GALE FORCE FRONT OVER THE EASTERN GULF WILL DISSIPATE THURSDAY
EVENING AS IT MOVES ONSHORE ACROSS THE PANHANDLE. A RIDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD NORTH OVER THE PANHANDLE...AND
PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. THEREAFTER...A STORM FORCE FRONT
IS FORECAST TO ENTER THE GULF DURING THE WEEKEND.

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PKZ310-290100-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 12 FT. SW SWELL. RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SW SWELL.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SW SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 40 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 FT. RAIN LATE.
.SAT...S GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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