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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

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.

PKZ098-181400-
400 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW OFF THE COAST OF BARANOF ISLAND WILL WEAKEN AND MOVE TO CAPE
SPENCER THU NIGHT. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REBUILD OVER THE
PANHANDLE ON FRI. OUTLOOK. A GALE FORCE LOW WILL ENTER THE
SOUTHEAST GULF ON SAT.

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PKZ011-181400-
GLACIER BAY-
400 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE EVENING...THEN
INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ012-181400-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT BECOMING S IN THE EVENING...THEN
INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ013-181400-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ021-181400-
ICY STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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CROSS SOUND-
400 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ031-181400-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SE 20 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ032-181400-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE EVENING...THEN
INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ033-181400-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT. NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES...SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS
7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 12 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ034-181400-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ035-181400-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ036-181400-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 55 KT
NORTH OF ERNEST SOUND IN THE EVENING. SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT
LATE. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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