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Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
407 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

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.

PKZ098-240345-
407 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A weakening gale force low will continue moving  southeast over
the central panhandle on Friday. A second gale  force low will
traverse eastward across the northern Gulf Saturday and over the
central panhandle by Saturday evening.

$$

PKZ011-240345-
Glacier Bay-
407 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...NW wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
building to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow and rain in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.
Freezing spray.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt becoming light. Seas building to 2 ft or
less.
.MON...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ012-240345-
Northern Lynn Canal-
407 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt increasing to 35 kt. Seas building to 6 ft.
Snow and rain showers early in the morning.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing
spray late.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...N gale to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...N wind 30 kt diminishing to 15 kt. Seas 6 ft subsiding
to 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ013-240345-
Southern Lynn Canal-
407 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt becoming N and increasing to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas building to 5 ft. Rain and snow showers early in
the morning.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt out of interior passes.
Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the morning. Seas
4 ft. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...Light winds becoming N 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less then
2 ft.
.TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ021-240345-
Icy Strait-
407 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...SE wind 10 kt becoming W and increasing to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas building to 4 ft. Rain early in the morning.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt becoming E late. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow. Rain in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ022-240345-
Cross Sound-
407 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY DUE TO SEAS THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W wind 15 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 10 ft.
SW swell early in the morning. Rain showers early in the morning.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft. SW swell.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. SW swell. Snow. Rain in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt becoming light. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...E wind 10 kt becoming W. Seas 11 ft.
.TUE...E wind 10 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ031-240345-
Stephens Passage-
407 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 kt
early in the morning. Seas 4 ft. Rain and snow showers in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt late. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ032-240345-
Northern Chatham Strait-
407 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...S wind 25 kt becoming NW 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5
ft subsiding to 3 ft. Rain and snow showers in the morning.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...S wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow. Rain
in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 kt becoming S. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ033-240345-
Southern Chatham Strait-
407 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TODAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 30 kt becoming NW 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6
ft, except 12 ft near ocean entrances. Rain showers early in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt late. Seas 3 ft,
except 11 ft near ocean entrances.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 9 ft near ocean
entrances. Snow and rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S gale to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft, except 16 ft near
ocean entrances.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt becoming light. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ034-240345-
Frederick Sound-
407 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SW wind 25 kt becoming NW 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5
ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon. Rain and snow showers in
the morning.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt becoming E late. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 25 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Gusts to
40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow in the morning, then snow and rain in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ035-240345-
Sumner Strait-
407 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW wind 25 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Gusts to 40
kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain showers in the morning.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt becoming NE late. Seas 3 ft, except 6 ft
near ocean entrances.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow and
rain.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...W wind 10 kt becoming light. Seas building to 2 ft or
less.
.MON...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ036-240345-
Clarence Strait-
407 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TODAY...

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt. Strongest winds southern portions. Seas 5
ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 7 ft near ocean
entrances.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow in the morning. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft, except 8 ft near
ocean entrances.
.SUN...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$



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