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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKDT THU APR 28 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.

PKZ398-291400-
400 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A FRONT OVER THE PANHANDLE WILL MOVE INTO CANADA THU EVENING. A
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD NORTH AND PERSIST OVER
THE PANHANDLE THROUGH FRI NIGHT. THEREAFTER...A STORM FORCE
FRONT IS FORECAST TO ENTER THE GULF DURING THE WEEKEND.

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PKZ310-291400-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
400 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SW SWELL.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SW SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS 12 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT...SE GALE TO 45 KT BECOMING S 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
16 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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