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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKDT SUN MAY 1 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.

PKZ398-020100-
400 AM AKDT SUN MAY 1 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A STRONG STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING ACROSS THE CENTRAL PANHANDLE
WILL DRIFT NW TONIGHT. A LOW WILL TRACK N JUST OFFSHORE THIS
EVENING BEFORE MAKING LANDFALL NEAR CAPE FAIRWEATHER LATE
TONIGHT. A RIDGE WILL THEN BUILD OVER THE PANHANDLE MONDAY.

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PKZ310-020100-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
400 AM AKDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT. SW SWELL IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SW SWELL IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SW SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SW SWELL.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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