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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

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.

PKZ099-121400-
400 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR OUTSIDE WATERS...
A GALE FORCE LOW WILL MOVE N INTO THE CENTRAL GULF LATE TONIGHT.
THIS LOW WILL WEAKEN AS IT DRIFTS INTO THE NW GULF BY FRIDAY
AFTERNOON. THE ASSOCIATED WEATHER FRONT WILL LIFT OVER THE
PANHANDLE THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL LIFT
INTO THE SE GULF FRIDAY NIGHT.

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PKZ041-121400-
DIXON ENTRANCE TO CAPE DECISION-
400 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN
BECOMING S 30 KT LATE. SEAS 21 FT SUBSIDING TO 17 FT LATE. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 15 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 10 FT LATE.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ042-121400-
CAPE DECISION TO CAPE EDGECUMBE-
400 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN
BECOMING SE 30 KT LATE. SEAS 17 FT BUILDING TO 20 FT IN THE EVENING
THEN SUBSIDING TO 18 FT LATE. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 16 FT SUBSIDING TO 14 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ043-121400-
CAPE EDGECUMBE TO CAPE FAIRWEATHER-
400 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 15 FT BUILDING TO 19 FT LATE. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S GALE TO 35 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT LATE. SEAS 17 FT
SUBSIDING TO 13 FT LATE. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ051-121400-
CAPE FAIRWEATHER TO ICY CAPE-
400 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 50 KT.
SEAS 17 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING SE 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. OUT OF
INTERIOR BAYS AND PASSES...GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
19 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S GALE TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
18 FT SUBSIDING TO 15 FT LATE. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. S SWELL. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ052-121400-
ICY CAPE TO CAPE SUCKLING-
400 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. RAIN LATE.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
18 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S GALE TO 35 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 18 FT SUBSIDING
TO 15 FT LATE. RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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