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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
332 PM AKDT FRI MAR 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.

PKZ098-251430-
332 PM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW OVER HAIDA GWAII WILL MOVE N INTO THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE
FRI NIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO NORTHERN BC INTO SAT.

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PKZ011-251430-
GLACIER BAY-
332 PM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ012-251430-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
332 PM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW LATE.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT. SNOW IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
332 PM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW AND RAIN LATE.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ021-251430-
ICY STRAIT-
332 PM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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CROSS SOUND-
332 PM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3
FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ031-251430-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
332 PM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ032-251430-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
332 PM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ033-251430-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
332 PM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT
OR LESS.

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PKZ034-251430-
FREDERICK SOUND-
332 PM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING W. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ035-251430-
SUMNER STRAIT-
332 PM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN. SNOW
LATE. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN
AND SNOW IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING W. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ036-251430-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
332 PM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN. SNOW LATE.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS LATE.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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