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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

PKZ098-221400-
400 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK LOW WILL MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. A STRONG DEVELOPING GALE FORCE LOW WILL
MOVE NORTHEAST AND OVER PRINCE OF WALES ISLAND TUESDAY.

$$

PKZ011-221400-
GLACIER BAY-
400 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SE 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N IN THE EVENING AND
INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ012-221400-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING N 30 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS
BUILDING TO 6 FT LATE.
.TUE...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU AND FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ013-221400-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT SUBSIDING IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT BECOMING N 25 KT LATE. SEAS 2
FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE.
.TUE...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ021-221400-
ICY STRAIT-
400 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED AND THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ022-221400-
CROSS SOUND-
400 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY DUE TO SEAS THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS LATE.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT.
SW SWELL.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SW SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED AND THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ031-221400-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ032-221400-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN
INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ033-221400-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 10
FT BUILDING TO 12 FT LATE. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 12 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 25 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 5
FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN LATE.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ034-221400-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU AND FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ035-221400-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 FT. NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES...SEAS 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 FT LATE. RAIN SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT...
EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN
LATE.
.TUE...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.WED THROUGH FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ036-221400-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT
NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT LATE. RAIN.
.TUE...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT...EXCEPT 15 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE GALE TO 35 KT BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 FT...EXCEPT 15 FT
NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.WED THROUGH FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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