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Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
339 PM AKST Fri Jan 19 2018

Southeast Alaska Coastal Waters from Dixon Entrance to
Cape Suckling out 100 nm

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.

PKZ098-201730-
339 PM AKST Fri Jan 19 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A weak low tracking NW from the SE Gulf will dissipate in the
central gulf by Saturday evening. Another low will track E across
the N Pacific along 50 N through Saturday before settling across
the eastern gulf on Sunday.

$$

PKZ011-201730-
Glacier Bay-
339 PM AKST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas
4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ012-201730-
Northern Lynn Canal-
339 PM AKST Fri Jan 19 2018

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

.TONIGHT...N wind increasing to 25 kt late. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N gale to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray
late.
.SUN...N gale to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ013-201730-
Southern Lynn Canal-
339 PM AKST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TONIGHT...N wind increasing to 20 kt late. Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt late. Seas building
to 6 ft.
.SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...N wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ021-201730-
Icy Strait-
339 PM AKST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TONIGHT...Light winds in the evening becoming NE 15 kt. Seas 3
ft. Patchy fog.
.SAT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ022-201730-
Cross Sound-
339 PM AKST Fri Jan 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. S swell.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE...E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ031-201730-
Stephens Passage-
339 PM AKST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt out of interior passes.
Seas 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ032-201730-
Northern Chatham Strait-
339 PM AKST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TONIGHT...Light winds in the evening becoming N 10 kt. Seas 2 ft
or less. Patchy fog.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...N wind 15 kt becoming S. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ033-201730-
Southern Chatham Strait-
339 PM AKST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 6 ft near
ocean entrances.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft,
except 6 ft near ocean entrances.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 9 ft near ocean
entrances.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 8 ft near ocean
entrances.
.SUN NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 6 ft near ocean
entrances. Snow showers.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ034-201730-
Frederick Sound-
339 PM AKST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TONIGHT...Light winds becoming NE 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ035-201730-
Sumner Strait-
339 PM AKST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow showers.
.MON...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ036-201730-
Clarence Strait-
339 PM AKST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Out of interior passes, gusts to
35 kt late. Seas 4 ft, except 7 ft near ocean entrances. Slight
chance of thunderstorms late.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Gusts to 35 kt out of interior passes.
Seas 3 ft. Slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUN NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$



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