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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
304 PM AKDT THU APR 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-
304 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A LOW 50 MILES WEST OF SITKA WILL MOVE INLAND NEAR CROSS SOUND
THU EVENING BEFORE WEAKENING OVER THE NORTHERN PANHANDLE THU
NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD N OVER THE PANHANDLE THROUGH
FRIDAY NIGHT.

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PKZ310-281715-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
304 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT LATE. SEAS 8 FT. SW
SWELL.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SW SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SW SWELL. RAIN LATE.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. S SWELL IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS LIGHT INCREASING TO W 15 KT LATE. SEAS
7 FT. SE SWELL.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

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