034  
FZAK67 PAJK 171157  
OFFAJK  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK  
357 AM AKDT WED OCT 17 2018  
 
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.  
 
PKZ398-180600-  
357 AM AKDT WED OCT 17 2018   
SYNOPSIS FOR THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
 
A FRONT OVER THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE WILL MOVE EAST INTO CANADA  
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. A STORM FORCE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM  
WILL MOVE INTO THE GULF FROM THE SOUTH THURSDAY EVENING WITH THE  
ASSOCIATED FRONT REACHING THE PANHANDLE COAST OVERNIGHT.  
 

 
 
PKZ310-180600-  
GULF OF ALASKA NORTH OF 55 DEGREES NORTH AND EAST OF 144 DEGREES  
WEST-  
357 AM AKDT WED OCT 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT. W SWELL. SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. W SWELL. SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
THU
 
S WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE GALE TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 11 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THU NIGHT
 
SE STORM FORCE WIND TO 50 KT DIMINISHING TO  
GALE TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS 19 FT. RAIN...HEAVY AT TIMES IN THE  
EVENING.    
FRI
 
SW GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.    
SAT
 
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.    
SUN
 
SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.  
 

 
 
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