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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
317 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 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.

PKZ398-241730-
317 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
REMNANTS OF A LOW CURRENTLY OVER THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE WILL
DRIFT TO THE EAST THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING. A RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE GULF BEHIND THE LOW. A WEAK WEATHER
FRONT PASSES THROUGH THE YAKUTAT AREA WEDNESDAY AND THEN INTO
THE NORTHERN PANHANDLE THURSDAY.

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PKZ310-241730-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
317 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. SW SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. W SWELL LATE.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. W SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. W SWELL.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...WIND VARIABLE LESS THAN 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT OR LESS.

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