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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

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.

PKZ398-131400-
400 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A GALE FORCE LOW WILL WEAKEN FRIDAY NIGHT OVER THE NORTHERN
GULF. A WEAK SURFACE RIDGE OVER THE INNER CHANNELS WILL DRIFT
EAST INTO CANADA TONIGHT. A SECOND FRONT WILL APPROACH THE
PANHANDLE FROM THE SOUTHWEST ON SATURDAY NIGHT.

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PKZ310-131400-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
400 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N OF 55N...S WIND 35 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT LATE. SEAS
17 FT SUBSIDING TO 10 FT LATE. S OF 55N...S WIND 25 KT BECOMING
SE 20 KT LATE. SEAS 11 FT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SW SWELL LATE.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. S SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT. S SWELL. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SW SWELL. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SW SWELL.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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