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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
427 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

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.

PKZ098-310245-
427 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A GALE FORCE FRONT WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE GULF AND REACH THE
OUTER COAST BY THURSDAY EVENING. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN OVER LAND
THROUGH THE DAY FRIDAY.

$$

PKZ011-310245-
GLACIER BAY-
427 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW IN THE EVENING. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ012-310245-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
427 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ013-310245-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
427 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ021-310245-
ICY STRAIT-
427 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ022-310245-
CROSS SOUND-
427 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE IN THE MORNING, THEN BECOMING
E 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
8 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. S SWELL. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ031-310245-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
427 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ032-310245-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
427 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ033-310245-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
427 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

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

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ034-310245-
FREDERICK SOUND-
427 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

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


$$

PKZ035-310245-
SUMNER STRAIT-
427 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 FT... EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING E. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ036-310245-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
427 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SE 25 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS THEN
4 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES, SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT
BUILDING TO 10 FT LATE. RAIN LATE.
.FRI...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$


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