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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

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.

PKZ398-281400-
400 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE EASTERN GULF AND SOUTHERN
YUKON THROUGH SAT NIGHT AND PERSIST THROUGH MON. OUTLOOK. A GALE
FORCE FRONT WILL SLOWLY DRIFT INTO THE CENTRAL GULF FROM THE
WEST ON MON THEN WEAKEN AS IT PROGRESSES EAST.

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PKZ310-281400-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
400 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. W SWELL.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
HIGHEST WINDS W OF 140 W. SEAS 7 FT. W SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT. S SWELL. RAIN.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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