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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
National Weather Service Juneau AK
352 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Southeast Alaska Coastal Waters from Dixon Entrance to
Cape Suckling out 100 NM

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Seas forecasts represent the average of the highest
one-third of the combined windwave and swell height.

PKZ099-190600-
352 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR OUTSIDE WATERS...
A gale force low in the southwestern gulf will continue to move
south early this morning and then take a southeast path towards
Haida Gwaii. Gale force winds diminish quickly today. The main
low will continue to fill as it reaches Dixon entrance Thursday,
with a weaker secondary low that will move to near the Fairweather
Grounds.

$$

PKZ041-190600-
Dixon Entrance to Cape Decision-
352 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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

.TODAY...S wind 30 kt with gusts to 45 kt diminishing to 20 kt in
the morning. Seas 17 ft. Showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 19 ft. SW swell. Showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 19 ft. SW swell in the morning.
Showers.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 17 ft. W swell. Showers.
.FRI...W wind 20 kt becoming SE. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT...SE gale to 35 kt becoming S 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.

$$

PKZ042-190600-
Cape Decision to Cape Edgecumbe-
352 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SE wind 35 kt becoming S 25 kt in the morning. Seas 16
ft. Showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 18 ft. SW swell. Slight chance of
thunderstorms in the evening. Showers.
.THU...N wind 15 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 17 ft.
SW swell. Showers.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft. W swell. Showers.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...SE gale to 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.

$$

PKZ043-190600-
Cape Edgecumbe to Cape Fairweather-
352 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE wind 40 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Gusts to 60 kt early in the morning. Seas 16 ft. Showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 15 ft. SW swell.
.THU...E wind 15 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 15 ft.
SW swell. Showers.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft. W swell. Showers.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT...E gale to 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.

$$

PKZ051-190600-
Cape Fairweather to Icy Cape-
352 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...E wind 40 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Gusts to 55 kt in the morning. Seas 16 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 12 ft. SW swell.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft. SW swell.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...E gale to 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 19 ft.

$$

PKZ052-190600-
Icy Cape to Cape Suckling-
352 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...E wind 35 kt becoming NE 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
15 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...E gale to 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt. Seas 18 ft.

$$



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