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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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.

PKZ098-240100-
400 AM AKDT SAT JUL 23 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NW GULF WILL DEEPEN AS ACROSS THE  NORTH
CENTRAL GULF SATURDAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN RISING WINDS AND
BUILDING SEAS AS THE ASSOCIATED FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE PANHANDLE
SAT. CONDITIONS WILL GRADUALLY IMPROVE HEADING INTO NEXT WEEK.

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PKZ011-240100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ012-240100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT LATE. SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ013-240100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING IN THE EVENING. SEAS 5 FT THEN
SUBSIDING. SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ021-240100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN UNTIL AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ022-240100-
CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS
10 FT. S SWELL. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. S SWELL. SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. S SWELL. RAIN.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING E. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ031-240100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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

.TODAY...SE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 5 FT. SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ032-240100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT
SUBSIDING IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ033-240100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT
NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 7 FT
NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ034-240100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 5 FT. SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ035-240100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT
NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT...
EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 5 FT
NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.MON...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING W. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ036-240100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS LATE.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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