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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

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.

PKZ398-061400-
400 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE AK GULF WILL SHIFT TO THE
EAST THROUGH FRI. WEAK WINDS WILL DOMINATE THE EASTERN GULF AND
INNER CHANNELS ON FRI. OUTLOOK. A STRONG LOW WILL USHER IN COLD
AIR AND HIGHER WINDS FOR THE WEEKEND.

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PKZ310-061400-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
400 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...WIND VARIABLE LESS THAN 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. W SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. S SWELL.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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