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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
655 PM AKST THU FEB 23 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.

PKZ098-241715-
655 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL GULF WILL REMAIN IN PLACE INTO
FRIDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE NORTHERN GULF FRIDAY
NIGHT THEN TRACK SE ACROSS THE PANHANDLE THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING.

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GLACIER BAY-
655 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NW 15 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE. RAIN LATE.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
655 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
655 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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ICY STRAIT-
655 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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CROSS SOUND-
655 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS
5 FT. S SWELL IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. S SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. S SWELL.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.



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PKZ031-241715-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
655 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5
FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LATE.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
655 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN LATE.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
655 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES, SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES, SEAS 6 FT. RAIN LATE.
.SAT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6
FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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FREDERICK SOUND-
655 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3
FT. RAIN AND SNOW LATE.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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SUMNER STRAIT-
655 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS. RAIN LATE.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING W. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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CLARENCE STRAIT-
655 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING LIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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