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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 23 2014

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.

PKZ398-240100-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 23 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A WEAK TROUGH OVER THE CENTRAL PANHANDLE WILL SHIFT SE OF THE
AREA THROUGH SAT AFTERNOON. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL
REBUILD OVER THE EASTERN GULF BEHIND THE TROUGH THEN OVER THE
PANHANDLE BY SUN. A FRONT THEN MOVES INTO THE EASTERN GULF FROM
THE WEST SUN.

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PKZ310-240100-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.TODAY...NW WIND LESS THAN 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 6 FT
OR LESS.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SW SWELL.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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