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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
651 AM AKST THU MAR 5 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.

PKZ098-060100-
651 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK LOW OVER THE CENTRAL GULF WILL REMAIN STATIONARY  AND
WEAKEN THU AS THE ASSOCIATED FRONT MOVING OVER THE PANHANDLE
ALSO WEAKENS. A NEW LOW WILL MOVE FROM THE SOUTHEASTERN GULF
INTO THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE ON THU...AND THEN INTO BC ON THU
NIGHT. WEAK WINDS WILL DOMINATE THE EASTERN GULF AND INNER
CHANNELS ON FRI.

$$

PKZ011-060100-
GLACIER BAY-
651 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ012-060100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
651 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

UPDATED

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ013-060100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
651 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

UPDATED

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ021-060100-
ICY STRAIT-
651 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ022-060100-
CROSS SOUND-
651 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING LIGHT LATE IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3
FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ031-060100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
651 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2
FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ032-060100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
651 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ033-060100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
651 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT AND SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ034-060100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
651 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN IN
THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ035-060100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
651 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN IN
THE EVENING.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ036-060100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
651 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$







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