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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
347 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 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.

PKZ398-240600-
347 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A LOW PRESSURE DRIFTS EASTWARD OVER THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE
TUESDAY. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE GULF BEHIND THE
LOW. A WEAK WEATHER FRONT PASSES THROUGH THE YAKUTAT AREA
WEDNESDAY.

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PKZ310-240600-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
347 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS INCREASING TO NW 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
FT. S SWELL.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. S SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. S SWELL.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT OR LESS.

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