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Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
417 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 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.

PKZ098-220230-
417 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A surface ridge will shift east across the eastern gulf and
produce fog over the inner channels Thursday morning. A front
will drift E across the gulf Thursday and move over the
panhandle Thursday night. The trough of low pressure will remain
over the eastern gulf into Friday.

$$

PKZ011-220230-
Glacier Bay-
417 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.
.FRI...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...N wind 10 kt becoming SE. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ012-220230-
Northern Lynn Canal-
417 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...Light winds becoming S 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less
then 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain late.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...Light winds becoming S 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less
then 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ013-220230-
Southern Lynn Canal-
417 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy fog early
in the morning.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.
.FRI...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 kt becoming S. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ021-220230-
Icy Strait-
417 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...W wind 10 kt early in the morning becoming light.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Showers in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ022-220230-
Cross Sound-
417 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...W wind 10 kt early in the morning becoming light. Seas 4
ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 7 ft. S swell.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt becoming SW 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ031-220230-
Stephens Passage-
417 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...Light winds becoming NW 10 kt in the morning, then
becoming light in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less
in the morning, then 2 ft or less in the afternoon. Patchy
fog early in the morning.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ032-220230-
Northern Chatham Strait-
417 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt early in the morning becoming light.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Showers in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...N wind 10 kt becoming SE. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ033-220230-
Southern Chatham Strait-
417 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...Light winds becoming NW 10 kt in the morning, then
becoming light in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less, except 4 ft
near ocean entrances.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 5 ft
near ocean entrances. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 5 ft
near ocean entrances. Showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except
6 ft near ocean entrances.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...N wind 10 kt becoming SE. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ034-220230-
Frederick Sound-
417 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy fog early in
the morning.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.
.FRI...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Showers in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ035-220230-
Sumner Strait-
417 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...Light winds becoming W 10 kt in the morning, then
becoming light in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less
in the morning, then 2 ft or less in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Showers in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.
.SAT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ036-220230-
Clarence Strait-
417 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt becoming SE late. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$


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