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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
259 PM AKST MON JAN 16 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.

PKZ398-171800-
259 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
STRONG LOW PRESSURE OVER THE CANADIAN YUKON WILL CONTINUE NE
AWAY FROM THE PANHANDLE MON NIGHT. LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER
THE SE GULF TUE AND STRENGTHENS INTO A GALE FORCE LOW OFFSHORE
OF BARANOF ISLAND WED.

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PKZ310-171800-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
259 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT LATE. SEAS 19 FT.
.TUE...WINDS LIGHT INCREASING TO N 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 14 FT SUBSIDING TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SW SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. S SWELL.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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