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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
348 AM 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.

PKZ398-230600-
348 AM AKDT MON MAY 22 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A FRONT WILL REMAIN OVER THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE MON...THEN 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 BUILDS OVER THE GULF BEHIND THE LOW.

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PKZ310-230600-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
348 AM AKDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 FT. S
SWELL.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. SEAS 9 FT. S
SWELL. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. S SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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