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Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
352 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 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.

PKZ098-190400-
352 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A low over the eastern gulf will move SE through Monday.
Meanwhile high pressure will build over interior Alaska and the
Yukon causing increasing northerly winds. A ridge of high
pressure will build across the gulf from the west on Tuesday.

$$

PKZ011-190400-
Glacier Bay-
352 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...N wind increasing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Strongest
winds near the upper arms. Seas 4 ft. Isolated snow showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt diminishing late. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 10 kt becoming light. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind increasing to 15 kt late. Seas 3 ft.
Scattered snow showers.
.WED...S wind 15 kt becoming N. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ012-190400-
Northern Lynn Canal-
352 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt increasing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft building to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt becoming light in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft
subsiding to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind increasing to 15 kt late. Seas 3 ft.
Scattered snow showers.
.WED...SE wind 15 kt becoming N. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ013-190400-
Southern Lynn Canal-
352 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...N wind increasing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
building to 4 ft. Isolated snow showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the evening. Seas
4 ft.
.TUE...N wind 10 kt in the morning becoming light. Seas 2 ft
or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind increasing to 10 kt late. Seas 2 ft or less.
Scattered snow showers.
.WED...SE wind 15 kt becoming N. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ021-190400-
Icy Strait-
352 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...West of Point Adolphus...NE wind increasing to 20 kt.
Seas 4 ft. East of Point Adolphus...E wind 10 kt becoming NW in
the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Isolated snow showers early in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt becoming light late. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered snow
showers.
.WED...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ022-190400-
Cross Sound-
352 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...E wind increasing to 25 kt in the morning. Seas 10 ft. SW
swell. Isolated snow showers early in the morning.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt late. Seas 8 ft. S
swell.
.TUE...NW wind 10 kt becoming light. Seas 6 ft. S swell.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft. Scattered rain and snow
showers.
.WED...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ031-190400-
Stephens Passage-
352 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt becoming NE 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4
ft. Scattered snow showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Higher gusts out of interior passes.
Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt becoming light in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Patchy fog in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind increasing to 10 kt late. Seas 2 ft or less.
Scattered snow showers.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ032-190400-
Northern Chatham Strait-
352 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Scattered snow showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 10 kt becoming light. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind increasing to 10 kt late. Seas 2 ft or less.
Scattered snow showers.
.WED...S wind 10 kt becoming N. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ033-190400-
Southern Chatham Strait-
352 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt becoming NE 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4
ft, except 11 ft near ocean entrances. Rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 9 ft near ocean
entrances.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 6 ft near ocean
entrances.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 6 ft
near ocean entrances. Scattered snow showers.
.WED...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ034-190400-
Frederick Sound-
352 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Scattered snow showers and rain showers.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt becoming NW 20 kt. Higher gusts out of
interior passes. Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog.
.TUE...NW wind 15 kt becoming light in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Patchy fog in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered snow
showers.
.WED...SE wind 15 kt becoming SW. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ035-190400-
Sumner Strait-
352 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt. Out of interior passes, gusts to 35 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 ft, except 6 ft near ocean entrances.
Scattered rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Strongest winds near interior passes.
Seas 4 ft. Isolated snow showers.
.TUE...NW wind 20 kt diminishing in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less. Isolated snow
showers.
.WED...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ036-190400-
Clarence Strait-
352 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...SE wind increasing to 20 kt in the morning...then
diminishing in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft. Scattered rain showers
early in the morning. Scattered snow showers. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 10 kt becoming NW 15 kt late. Seas 3 ft,
except 6 ft near ocean entrances. Scattered rain and snow showers.
.TUE...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt diminishing late. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt becoming SE. Seas 3 ft.

$$



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