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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
442 PM AKST THU JAN 19 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.

PKZ098-201630-
442 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW OVER THE NORTHERN COAST MOUNTAINS WILL CONTINUE NORTHWARD
INTO CANADA EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
OVER THE YUKON THROUGH FRIDAY WITH INCREASING NORTHERLY AND
OUTFLOW WINDS.

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PKZ011-201630-
GLACIER BAY-
442 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 30 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.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.


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PKZ012-201630-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
442 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 35 KT LATE. SEAS
6 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 40 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT. SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO
12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ013-201630-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
442 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO
13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT...EXCEPT 55 KT
OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT...EXCEPT 50 KT OUT OF
INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ021-201630-
ICY STRAIT-
442 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ022-201630-
CROSS SOUND-
442 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING W. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 12 FT.



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PKZ031-201630-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
442 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS LATE.
.FRI...N WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO
13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT...EXCEPT 65 KT
OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT...EXCEPT 55 KT OUT OF
INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ032-201630-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
442 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO
13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ033-201630-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
442 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ034-201630-
FREDERICK SOUND-
442 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT...EXCEPT 70 KT OUT
OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ035-201630-
SUMNER STRAIT-
442 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ036-201630-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
442 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN
BECOMING LIGHT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.



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