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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
419 AM AKDT WED MAY 24 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.

PKZ098-250230-
419 AM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE IS LOCATED OVER THE CENTRAL GULF. A
WEAK WEATHER FRONT PASSES THROUGH THE YAKUTAT AREA WEDNESDAY
BEFORE DISSIPATING ACROSS THE NORTHERN PANHANDLE THROUGH
THURSDAY.

$$

PKZ011-250230-
GLACIER BAY-
419 AM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ012-250230-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
419 AM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS MORNING AND THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING
TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ013-250230-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
419 AM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...S WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ021-250230-
ICY STRAIT-
419 AM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. EAST OF POINT ADOLPHUS...WEST
WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. STRONGEST WINDS WESTERN HALF. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ022-250230-
CROSS SOUND-
419 AM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...W WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 8
FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. S SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. S SWELL.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ031-250230-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
419 AM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ032-250230-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
419 AM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ033-250230-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
419 AM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT NEAR THE OCEAN
ENTRANCE. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. HIGHER GUSTS NEAR THE OCEAN ENTRANCE.
SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ034-250230-
FREDERICK SOUND-
419 AM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ035-250230-
SUMNER STRAIT-
419 AM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. HIGHER GUSTS NEAR THE OCEAN ENTRANCE. SEAS
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. HIGHER GUSTS NEAR THE OCEAN ENTRANCE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ036-250230-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
419 AM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$



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