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Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
313 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

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.

PKZ098-211730-
313 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A weak low moves down along the panhandle Tuesday night. High
pressure will dominate the entire area Wednesday through
Wednesday night.

$$

PKZ011-211730-
Glacier Bay-
313 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...Light winds becoming NW 15 kt late. Seas building to
3 ft.
.WED...N wind 15 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Light winds becoming SE 10 kt late. Seas 2 ft
or less.
.THU...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ012-211730-
Northern Lynn Canal-
313 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming N in the evening, then
increasing to 25 kt late. Seas 2 ft or less building to 5 ft.
.WED...N wind 25 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...S gale to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S gale to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow and rain.
.FRI...S wind 30 kt becoming N 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ013-211730-
Southern Lynn Canal-
313 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...SE wind 10 kt becoming N 20 kt in the evening. Seas
4 ft.
.WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...S wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow and rain.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt becoming N 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ021-211730-
Icy Strait-
313 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...Light winds becoming E 15 kt late. Strongest winds
eastern area. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NW wind 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 10 kt becoming SE late. Seas 2 ft or
less.
.THU...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ022-211730-
Cross Sound-
313 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...Light winds becoming E 10 kt late. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 10 kt in the evening becoming light.
Seas 5 ft.
.THU...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...W gale to 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.FRI...W wind 20 kt becoming E. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ031-211730-
Stephens Passage-
313 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...Light winds becoming E 10 kt in the evening, then
becoming N late. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...N wind 15 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...S wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain
and snow.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt becoming SE. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ032-211730-
Northern Chatham Strait-
313 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...Light winds becoming N 15 kt late. Seas building to
3 ft.
.WED...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...S wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain
and snow.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt becoming N. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt becoming SE. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ033-211730-
Southern Chatham Strait-
313 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...Light winds becoming N 15 kt late. Seas building to
3 ft.
.WED...N wind 15 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less, except 5 ft
near ocean entrances.
.THU...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft, except 9 ft near ocean
entrances. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt becoming S. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt becoming SE. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ034-211730-
Frederick Sound-
313 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...Light winds becoming NW 10 kt in the evening, then
becoming NE late. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...N wind 10 kt in the morning becoming light. Seas
2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow with rain.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt becoming SE. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ035-211730-
Sumner Strait-
313 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...Light winds becoming N 10 kt in the evening. Seas 2 ft
or less.
.WED...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain
and snow.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ036-211730-
Clarence Strait-
313 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt becoming SE late. Seas 2 ft or
less.
.THU...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain and snow.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt becoming SE. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt becoming NW. Seas 3 ft.

$$



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