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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKST WED MAR 4 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.

PKZ098-050100-
400 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK LOW WILL MOVE SLOWLY INTO THE CENTRAL GULF ON WED AND THE
ASSOCIATED FRONT WILL MOVE ONSHORE INTO THE PANHANDLE. THE LOW
WILL STALL AND WEAKEN OVER THE CENTRAL GULF TONIGHT AND THU AS
THE FRONT OVER THE PANHANDLE ALSO WEAKENS.

$$

PKZ011-050100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ012-050100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ013-050100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ021-050100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ022-050100-
CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ031-050100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...SE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ032-050100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ033-050100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT LATE. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ034-050100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ035-050100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI AND SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ036-050100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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