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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
338 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 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.

PKZ098-220415-
338 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH ALONG THE OUTER COAST OF SE AK WILL SLOWLY
WEAKEN TODAY. A SMALL LOW PRESSURE AREA IN THE NORTHERN GULF
WILL MOVE EAST REACHING THE CENTRAL PANHANDLE TONIGHT.

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PKZ011-220415-
GLACIER BAY-
338 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ012-220415-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
338 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS
4 FT IN THE MORNING THEN 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO
2 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ013-220415-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
338 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ021-220415-
ICY STRAIT-
338 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ022-220415-
CROSS SOUND-
338 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS
5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ031-220415-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
338 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS
BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO
2 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ032-220415-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
338 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ033-220415-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
338 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 5 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES, SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ034-220415-
FREDERICK SOUND-
338 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO
2 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ035-220415-
SUMNER STRAIT-
338 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ036-220415-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
338 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING N 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NW WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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