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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 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.

PKZ098-040100-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE PANHANDLE THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NE GULF ON
WEDNESDAY.

$$

PKZ011-040100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ012-040100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ013-040100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ021-040100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ022-040100-
CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING W 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ031-040100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ032-040100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NW 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ033-040100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 5 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT THEN 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ034-040100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ035-040100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT THEN 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ036-040100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$





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