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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
315 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 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.

PKZ398-291715-
315 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A LOW OVER THE CENTRAL GULF WILL MOVE N TOWARD PRINCE WILLIAM
SOUND TUESDAY NIGHT. FRONTAL TROUGHS WILL PASS OVER THE
PANHANDLE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
OVER THE EASTERN GULF WEDNESDAY NIGHT. OUTLOOK. A GALE FORCE
FRONT WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE GULF THURSDAY.

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PKZ310-291715-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
315 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW 20 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 12
FT. SW SWELL. RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SW SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 9 FT. W SWELL.
.THU...S WIND INCREASING TO GALE TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
11 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S GALE TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
14 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

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