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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 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.

PKZ098-241515-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW OVER THE EASTERN GULF WILL WEAKEN THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.
ANOTHER LOW WILL APPROACH FROM THE SOUTH THURSDAY NIGHT AND
REACH HAIDA GWAII BY FRIDAY.

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GLACIER BAY-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS
BUILDING TO 4 FT LATE.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3
FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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ICY STRAIT-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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CROSS SOUND-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING N 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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STEPHENS PASSAGE-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE BY LATE EVENING. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 6 FT
NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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FREDERICK SOUND-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
SNOW IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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SUMNER STRAIT-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LATE.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW IN THE MORNING. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN. SNOW LATE. PATCHY
FOG LATE.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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CLARENCE STRAIT-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N IN THE EVENING, THEN BECOMING
E 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LATE.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW IN THE MORNING. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY
FOG IN THE EVENING. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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