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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKDT THU APR 17 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.

PKZ398-180100-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 17 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A 990 MB LOW SOUTH OF CAPE DECISION WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN AND MOVE
TO CAPE SPENCER THU NIGHT. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REBUILD
OVER THE PANHANDLE ON FRI. OUTLOOK. A GALE FORCE LOW WILL ENTER
THE SOUTHEAST GULF ON SAT.

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PKZ310-180100-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHERN PORTIONS...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING W 25 KT. SEAS
9 FT. SW SWELL. NORTHERN PORTIONS...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW.
SEAS 7 FT. SW SWELL.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 15 KT LATE. SEAS 8 FT. W
SWELL.
.FRI...SE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...E GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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