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NWS Forecast

FZAK67 PAJK 180044
OFFAJK

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKST WED DEC 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.

PKZ398-181400-
400 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA

A WEAK FRONT IN THE SE GULF WILL GRADUALLY MOVE ONSHORE WED
EVENING. A STORM FORCE LOW AND ASSOCIATED FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL
ENTER THE SOUTHERN GULF ON THU ABSORBING THE WEAK FRONT. THE
STRONG FRONT WILL SPREAD HIGH WINDS AND SEA ACROSS THE GULF AND
SOUTHERN PANHANDLE THU.



PKZ310-181400-
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES
WEST-
400 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

GALE WARNING TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY


TONIGHT
SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS
BUILDING TO 12 FT LATE. RAIN LATE.

THU
E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT BUILDING TO 21 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
SE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 23 FT.

FRI
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN.

SAT
S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT. SW SWELL. RAIN.

SUN
SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

MON
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.