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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
1038 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

SOUTHEAST ALASKA INSIDE WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO SKAGWAY

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.

PKZ098-171530-
1038 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
STRONG LOW PRESSURE OVER THE CANADIAN YUKON WILL CONTINUE NE
AWAY FROM THE PANHANDLE MON NIGHT. LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER
THE SE GULF TUE AND STRENGTHENS INTO A GALE FORCE LOW OFFSHORE
OF BARANOF ISLAND WED.

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PKZ011-171530-
GLACIER BAY-
1038 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ012-171530-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1038 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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PKZ013-171530-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1038 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LATE.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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PKZ021-171530-
ICY STRAIT-
1038 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LATE.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING E. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ022-171530-
CROSS SOUND-
1038 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT. S SWELL.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LATE.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE. SEAS 6 FT.



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PKZ031-171530-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
1038 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ032-171530-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1038 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LATE.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ033-171530-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1038 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 16 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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PKZ034-171530-
FREDERICK SOUND-
1038 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ035-171530-
SUMNER STRAIT-
1038 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING E. SEAS 3 FT.



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PKZ036-171530-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
1038 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 20 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING E GALE TO 40 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT LATE. RAIN.
.WED...S GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 FT.



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