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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
1017 PM AKST THU MAR 5 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.

PKZ098-061515-
1017 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE AK GULF WILL SHIFT TO THE
EAST THROUGH FRI. WEAK WINDS WILL DOMINATE THE EASTERN GULF AND
INNER CHANNELS ON FRI. OUTLOOK. A STRONG LOW WILL USHER IN COLD
AIR AND HIGHER WINDS FOR THE WEEKEND.

$$

PKZ011-061515-
GLACIER BAY-
1017 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ012-061515-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1017 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

UPDATED

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS LATE.
.FRI...S WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ013-061515-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1017 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN SHOWERS...MIXED
WITH SNOW AT TIMES.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ021-061515-
ICY STRAIT-
1017 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ022-061515-
CROSS SOUND-
1017 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SW 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ031-061515-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
1017 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS...MIXED WITH SNOW AT TIMES.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ032-061515-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1017 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ033-061515-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1017 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SE 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ034-061515-
FREDERICK SOUND-
1017 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ035-061515-
SUMNER STRAIT-
1017 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ036-061515-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
1017 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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