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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
723 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

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.

PKZ098-190100-
723 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A GALE FORCE LOW WILL MOVE NORTH TO A LOCATION WEST OF BARANOF
ISLAND WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THEN INLAND OVER THE PANHANDLE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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PKZ011-190100-
GLACIER BAY-
723 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW IN THE MORNING. SNOW AND
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW
AND RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ012-190100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
723 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N GALE INCREASING TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ013-190100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
723 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ021-190100-
ICY STRAIT-
723 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ022-190100-
CROSS SOUND-
723 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ031-190100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
723 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 FT LATE. RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ032-190100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
723 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ033-190100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
723 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ034-190100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
723 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 20 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 40 KT IN
THE EVENING. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ035-190100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
723 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 5 FT
NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ036-190100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
723 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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