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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
304 PM AKST WED DEC 7 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.

PKZ098-081615-
304 PM AKST WED DEC 7 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER NORTHWEST CANADA. A TROUGH
OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN PANHANDLE WILL MOVE WEST TO
CAPE SUCKLING BY THURSDAY. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN
OVER THE NORTHWESTERN GULF INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

$$

PKZ011-081615-
GLACIER BAY-
304 PM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ012-081615-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
304 PM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 40 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N GALE TO 45 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N GALE TO 45 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N GALE TO 45 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ013-081615-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
304 PM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY LATE.
.FRI...N GALE TO 40 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ021-081615-
ICY STRAIT-
304 PM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY
LATE.
.FRI...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ022-081615-
CROSS SOUND-
304 PM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 FT. SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ031-081615-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
304 PM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 40 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N GALE TO 40 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ032-081615-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
304 PM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ033-081615-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
304 PM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ034-081615-
FREDERICK SOUND-
304 PM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT...EXCEPT 60 KT OUT OF
INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ035-081615-
SUMNER STRAIT-
304 PM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT...EXCEPT 55 KT OUT
OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT...EXCEPT 55 KT OUT OF
INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ036-081615-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
304 PM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$



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