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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

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.

PKZ098-130100-
400 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A GALE FORCE LOW WILL TRACK NORTHWEST OVER THE NORTHERN GULF
TODAY AND WEAKEN FRIDAY NIGHT. THE ASSOCIATED WEATHER FRONT WILL
MOVE NORTH OVER THE PANHANDLE THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON. A SECOND
FRONT WILL APPROACH THE PANHANDLE FROM THE SOUTHWEST ON SATURDAY
NIGHT.

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PKZ011-130100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING S AND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ012-130100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN WITH SNOW.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ013-130100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS LATE.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ021-130100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS
LATE.
.SAT...E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ022-130100-
CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SW SWELL IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT. S SWELL.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
7 FT. S SWELL IN THE MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. S SWELL. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ031-130100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ032-130100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ033-130100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT. HIGHER GUSTS NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON...HIGHEST
SEAS NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. S SWELL.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ034-130100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ035-130100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8
FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON...HIGHEST SEAS NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. S SWELL IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ036-130100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO
7 FT LATE. N SWELL IN THE EVENING. RAIN SHOWERS LATE.
.SAT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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