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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
246 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 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.

PKZ398-221800-
246 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH ALONG THE OUTER COAST OF SE AK WILL SLOWLY
WEAKEN TUESDAY EVENING. A LOW MOVING INTO THE NORTHERN GULF
EARLY WEDNESDAY WILL TRACK SOUTHEASTWARD ALONG THE PANHANDLE
COAST WHILE WEAKENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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PKZ310-221800-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
246 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. W SWELL.
.WED...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. W SWELL.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT. W SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. W SWELL.
.FRI...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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