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FZAK67 PAJK 172358  
OFFAJK  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK  
358 PM AKDT THU SEP 17 2020  
 
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.  
 
PKZ398-181800-  
358 PM AKDT THU SEP 17 2020   
SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE PANHANDLE WILL WEAKEN AND SHIFT SE AS A  
GALE FORCE FRONT PUSHES INTO THE EASTERN GULF THURSDAY NIGHT.  
HIGHER PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE GULF BEHIND THE WEAKENING FRONT ON  
FRIDAY.  
 

 
 
PKZ310-181800-  
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES  
WEST-  
358 PM AKDT THU SEP 17 2020  
   
TONIGHT
 
S WIND 30 KT BECOMING W 15 KT LATE. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.   
FRI
 
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. W SWELL.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. W SWELL.    
SAT
 
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. W SWELL. SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SW SWELL. SHOWERS.   
SUN
 
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.    
MON
 
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.    
TUE
 
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.  
 

 
 
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