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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
331 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

SOUTHEAST ALASKA COASTAL WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO
CAPE SUCKLING OUT 100 NM

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEAS FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ099-240645-
331 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR OUTSIDE WATERS...
LOW PRESSURE OVER THE SE GULF WILL EXIT TOWARD HECATE STRAIT AND
STRENGTHEN TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL GULF WILL
BUILD INTO THE EASTERN GULF TODAY AND PERSIST TONIGHT.

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PKZ041-240645-
DIXON ENTRANCE TO CAPE DECISION-
331 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

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

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING N 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT
BUILDING TO 8 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ042-240645-
CAPE DECISION TO CAPE EDGECUMBE-
331 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

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

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING N 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FT.
W SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ043-240645-
CAPE EDGECUMBE TO CAPE FAIRWEATHER-
331 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY DUE TO SEAS TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. W SWELL.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. W SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING W 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ051-240645-
CAPE FAIRWEATHER TO ICY CAPE-
331 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 7 FT.
SW SWELL.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SW SWELL.
.FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SW SWELL IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING W. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ052-240645-
ICY CAPE TO CAPE SUCKLING-
331 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SW SWELL.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SW SWELL.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT BECOMING W 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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