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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
315 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 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.

PKZ398-281715-
315 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE NE GULF WILL WEAKEN TONIGHT THEN
BE REPLACED BY A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING OVER THE INNER
CHANNELS FROM THE SOUTH THROUGH MONDAY. BOTH HIGHS WILL KEEP A
WEATHER FRONT OVER THE CENTRAL GULF WHICH WILL WEAKEN AS IT
MOVES NORTH THROUGH SUNDAY.

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PKZ310-281715-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
315 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. STRONGEST WINDS OVER WESTERN HALF. SEAS
6 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST
WINDS OVER WESTERN HALF. SEAS 6 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...WIND VARIABLE LESS THAN 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT OR LESS.
.MON...WINDS LIGHT INCREASING TO SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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