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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
423 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 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.

PKZ098-240330-
423 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW PRESSURE DRIFTS EASTWARD OVER THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE
TUESDAY. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE GULF BEHIND THE
LOW. A WEAK WEATHER FRONT PASSES THROUGH THE YAKUTAT AREA
WEDNESDAY.

$$

PKZ011-240330-
GLACIER BAY-
423 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ012-240330-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
423 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING LIGHT LATE. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

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SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
423 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ021-240330-
ICY STRAIT-
423 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...W WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ022-240330-
CROSS SOUND-
423 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING W AND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 50
KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ031-240330-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
423 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ032-240330-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
423 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 FT. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ033-240330-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
423 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES, SEAS 7 FT. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. WIND GUSTS TO 50 KT NEAR THE OCEAN
ENTRANCE IN THE EVENING. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ034-240330-
FREDERICK SOUND-
423 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NW AND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ035-240330-
SUMNER STRAIT-
423 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES, SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ036-240330-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
423 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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