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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
512 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

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.

PKZ098-231400-
512 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW OVER THE NORTHERN GULF WILL WEAKEN AS IT TRACKS SE ALONG
THE OUTER COAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL
REBUILD OVER THE CENTRAL GULF THURSDAY.

$$

PKZ011-231400-
GLACIER BAY-
512 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ012-231400-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
512 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING N 15 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ013-231400-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
512 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ021-231400-
ICY STRAIT-
512 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ022-231400-
CROSS SOUND-
512 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
S SWELL IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 15 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ031-231400-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
512 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ032-231400-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
512 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ033-231400-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
512 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING LIGHT LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 4 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT...EXCEPT 5 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 5 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ034-231400-
FREDERICK SOUND-
512 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.



$$

PKZ035-231400-
SUMNER STRAIT-
512 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...W WIND 20
KT BECOMING LIGHT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 4 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ036-231400-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
512 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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