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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
1214 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

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.

PKZ098-190100-
1214 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A GALE FORCE LOW WILL MOVE NE TO THE CENTRAL GULF THU...THEN
REACH THE NORTHERN GULF THU NIGHT. THE ASSOCIATED WEATHER FRONT
WILL MOVE ACROSS THE EASTERN GULF AND SE ALASKA THU AND THU
NIGHT. OUTLOOK. ANOTHER GALE FORCE LOW WILL DEVELOP OFF DIXON
ENTRANCE EARLY SAT MORNING AND WILL TRACK NORTHWARD ON SAT.

$$

PKZ011-190100-
GLACIER BAY-
1214 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 5
FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN AND MON...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ012-190100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1214 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN AND MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ013-190100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1214 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN AND MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ021-190100-
ICY STRAIT-
1214 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

UPDATED

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

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ022-190100-
CROSS SOUND-
1214 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 9 FT BUILDING TO
13 FT LATE. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ031-190100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
1214 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

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

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
STRONGEST WINDS BACK SIDE OF DOUGLAS ISLAND. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO
6 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ032-190100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1214 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

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

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

$$

PKZ033-190100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1214 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 15 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT...EXCEPT 13 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ034-190100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
1214 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

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

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ035-190100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
1214 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
..TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 12 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ036-190100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
1214 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...SE GALE TO 35 KT. FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS. SEAS
7 FT.
.SUN AND MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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