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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
935 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 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.

PKZ098-010030-
935 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER NORTHWESTERN CANADA THROUGH
THE WEEKEND. A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE N TO THE FAR SOUTHERN
GULF BY SAT EVENING...THEN WEAKEN THERE SUN.

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PKZ011-010030-
GLACIER BAY-
935 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
6 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE AND WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ012-010030-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
935 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

UPDATED

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WIND 40 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT LATE. SEAS
10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 55 KT. SEAS TO 15 FT...HIGHEST S OF ELDRED ROCK.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...N STORM FORCE WIND TO 55 KT. SEAS 15
FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TUE AND WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ013-010030-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
935 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS
8 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS TO 15 FT...HIGHEST N OF POINT RETREAT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE AND WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ021-010030-
ICY STRAIT-
935 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ022-010030-
CROSS SOUND-
935 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ031-010030-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
935 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 65 KT
OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NW OF SCULL ISLAND.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 45 KT DIMINISHING TO GALE TO 40 KT LATE.
GUSTS TO 75 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 11 FT BUILDING TO 13 FT
LATE.
.SUN...N GALE TO 45 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N GALE TO 45 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE AND WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ032-010030-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
935 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE AND WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ033-010030-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
935 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ034-010030-
FREDERICK SOUND-
935 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 55 KT
OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ035-010030-
SUMNER STRAIT-
935 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E GALE TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO GALE TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ036-010030-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
935 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS
3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS
5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 4 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.MON AND TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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