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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
254 PM AKST WED JAN 18 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.

PKZ398-191800-
254 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A LOW SOUTHWEST OF BARANOF ISLAND CONTINUES TO TRACK NORTH ALONG
THE COAST THEN MOVES INLAND OVER THE PANHANDLE LATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE YUKON THROUGH FRIDAY WITH
INCREASING NORTHERLY AND OUTFLOW WINDS.

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PKZ310-191800-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
254 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT. SW SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT. SW SWELL.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SW SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SW SWELL.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

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