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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKST SAT JAN 31 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.

PKZ098-010100-
400 AM AKST SAT JAN 31 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE PERSISTS OVER NORTHWESTERN CANADA THROUGH
THE WEEKEND. A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE N INTO THE FAR SOUTHERN
GULF BY SAT EVENING...THEN WEAKEN THERE ON SUN.

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PKZ011-010100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 6 FT
BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ012-010100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST SAT JAN 31 2015

...STORM WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 50 KT INCREASING TO 55 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 11
FT BUILDING TO 13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 55 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N STORM FORCE WIND TO 55 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N STORM FORCE WIND TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND INCREASING TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING
TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT BUILDING TO 13 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ021-010100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING NE 40 KT IN THE MORNING. HIGHEST
WINDS WEST OF POINT ADOLPHUS. SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. HIGHEST WINDS WEST OF POINT ADOLPHUS.
SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 6
FT BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NE GALE TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO GALE TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ031-010100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 6 FT
BUILDING TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 40 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...N GALE TO 40 KT. GUSTS TO 75 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS BUILDING TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT. GUSTS TO 70 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ032-010100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 FT
BUILDING TO 8 FT BY THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ033-010100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST SAT JAN 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6
FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ034-010100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5
FT BUILDING TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS
8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 70 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ035-010100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 FT
BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...E GALE TO 35 KT. HIGHER GUSTS OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS
7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E GALE TO 35 KT. HIGHER GUSTS OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ036-010100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES...GUSTS TO 40 KT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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