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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
1037 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

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.

PKZ098-230045-
1037 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE GULF THROUGH SAT. AN
INVERTED TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING OVER SOUTHERN B.C.
WILL EXTEND NW TO THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE BY FRI.

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PKZ011-230045-
GLACIER BAY-
1037 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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PKZ012-230045-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1037 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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PKZ013-230045-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1037 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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PKZ021-230045-
ICY STRAIT-
1037 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ022-230045-
CROSS SOUND-
1037 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...W WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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PKZ031-230045-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
1037 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT...EXCEPT W WIND 20 KT ON THE SOUTH
SIDE OF DOUGLAS ISLAND. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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PKZ032-230045-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1037 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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PKZ033-230045-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1037 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ034-230045-
FREDERICK SOUND-
1037 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ035-230045-
SUMNER STRAIT-
1037 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ036-230045-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
1037 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.FRI...NW WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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