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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
1045 AM AKDT WED MAR 29 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.

PKZ098-300330-
1045 AM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW OVER THE CENTRAL GULF WILL MOVE N TOWARD PRINCE WILLIAM
SOUND TUESDAY NIGHT. FRONTAL TROUGHS WILL PASS OVER THE
PANHANDLE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
OVER THE EASTERN GULF WEDNESDAY NIGHT. OUTLOOK. A GALE FORCE
FRONT WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE GULF THURSDAY.

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PKZ011-300330-
GLACIER BAY-
1045 AM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ012-300330-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1045 AM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

UPDATED

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



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SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1045 AM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

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



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PKZ021-300330-
ICY STRAIT-
1045 AM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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CROSS SOUND-
1045 AM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY DUE TO SEAS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. S SWELL. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. S SWELL. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 10 FT.



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PKZ031-300330-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
1045 AM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN
AND SNOW.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING S 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ032-300330-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1045 AM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING S 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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PKZ033-300330-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1045 AM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 12 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING S 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 FT.



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PKZ034-300330-
FREDERICK SOUND-
1045 AM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN
AND SNOW.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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SUMNER STRAIT-
1045 AM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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PKZ036-300330-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
1045 AM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 5 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
EXCEPT 5 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE GALE TO 40 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT. SEAS 8 FT...
EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI...SE GALE TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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