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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

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.

PKZ098-280100-
400 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEATHER SYSTEM AND ITS ASSOCIATED FRONTAL BAND WILL MOVE INTO
THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA TUESDAY AND THE FRONT WILL APPROACH
SOUTHEAST ALASKA PANHANDLE TUESDAY NIGHT.

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PKZ011-280100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING NW 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. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ012-280100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ013-280100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ021-280100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT...THEN
BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT. SNOW IN THE MORNING...RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ022-280100-
CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW IN THE MORNING...RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ031-280100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ032-280100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT...THEN BECOMING SE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW IN THE MORNING...RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N 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 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ033-280100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT...THEN BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT
BUILDING TO 6 FT LATE.
.WED...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ034-280100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT...THEN BECOMING NE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS IN THE MORNING...THEN 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW IN THE MORNING...RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ035-280100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ036-280100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT
BUILDING TO 6 FT LATE.
.WED...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.THU AND FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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