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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

SOUTHEAST ALASKA INSIDE WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO SKAGWAY

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.

PKZ098-311400-
400 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A COMPLEX LOW IN THE NORTHEAST GULF OF ALASKA HAS A TROUGH
EXTENDING TO A LOW OVER NORTHWEST CANADA. THE LOWS AND GENERAL
THOUGH WILL WEAKEN IN PLACE THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. A SMALL
WEAK LOW FROM THE NORTHEAST GULF WILL DRIFT SOUTHEAST TO NEAR
SITKA BY MONDAY MORNING.

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PKZ011-311400-
GLACIER BAY-
400 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
SHOWERS.
.MON...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ012-311400-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT...BECOMING LIGHT LATE. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
EVENING THEN SUBSIDING. SHOWERS.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ013-311400-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ021-311400-
ICY STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ022-311400-
CROSS SOUND-
400 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN
INCREASING TO E 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. S SWELL. SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ031-311400-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN SWITCHING TO S 15 KT.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ032-311400-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ033-311400-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...GALE WARNING THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 40 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT LATE. SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING
TO 5 FT LATE. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO
11 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN SUBSIDING LATE. SE SWELL LATE. SHOWERS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 10 FT BUILDING TO 12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ034-311400-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...GALE WARNING THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT BECOMING SW 20 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING
TO 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ035-311400-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...GALE WARNING THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT. NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES...SEAS BUILDING TO 9 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN SUBSIDING TO
6 FT LATE. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 9 FT BUILDING TO 12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ036-311400-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...GALE WARNING THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT BECOMING S IN THE EVENING...THEN
BECOMING SW 25 KT LATE. SEAS 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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