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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

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.

PKZ398-251400-
400 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A LOW WILL STRENGTHEN TO STORM FORCE AS IT MOVES NORTH ACROSS
THE SE GULF SAT EVENING. THE LOW CENTER WILL CROSS OVER BARANOF
ISLAND OVERNIGHT THEN INTO NORTHERN CANADA. WINDS THEN SHIFT TO
THE SW ACROSS THE GULF ALONG WITH A TRANSITION TO SHOWERS. THE
PRESSURE PATTERN WEAKENS SUN NIGHT INTO MON UNDER HIGH PRESSURE.

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PKZ310-251400-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
400 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E OF 140 W...N WIND 40 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT LATE. SEAS
16 FT. W OF 140 W...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING W 25 KT LATE. SEAS
11 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...N OF 57 N...W WIND 25 KT. S OF 57N...W WIND 20 KT.
SEAS 13 FT. S SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. S SWELL.
.MON...WIND VARIABLE LESS THAN 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. S SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...WIND VARIABLE LESS THAN 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. S SWELL.
.TUE...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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