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Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
413 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

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.

PKZ098-240345-
413 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A weather front will move into the eastern gulf Thu,  then
slowly NE across SE AK Thu night and Fri. The associated low
pressure center will move to the southern gulf by Fri and rotate
 about the southeast gulf through Sat.

$$

PKZ011-240345-
Glacier Bay-
413 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind increasing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft.
Snow in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow.
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow in the morning, then rain
and snow showers in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...N gale to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ012-240345-
Northern Lynn Canal-
413 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt increasing to 40 kt late. Seas 5 ft
building to 8 ft. Snow.
.FRI...N gale to 40 kt. Seas 8 ft. Snow showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N gale to 45 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...N gale to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...N gale to 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ013-240345-
Southern Lynn Canal-
413 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt late. Seas 4 ft
building to 6 ft. Snow and rain.
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow in the morning, then rain
and snow showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N gale to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...N gale to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ021-240345-
Icy Strait-
413 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain and snow.
.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain and snow.
.FRI...E wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ022-240345-
Cross Sound-
413 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 ft.
Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E gale to 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain and snow in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...E gale to 40 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ031-240345-
Stephens Passage-
413 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt. Seas building to 4 ft.
Rain and snow.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 45 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain and
snow.
.FRI...SE wind 30 kt becoming NE 25 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to
45 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain and snow in the morning, then snow showers
in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...N gale to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ032-240345-
Northern Chatham Strait-
413 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind increasing to 30 kt in the evening. Seas 6 ft.
Rain and snow.
.FRI...SE wind 25 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. Gusts to
40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain and snow in the morning, then rain showers
in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow showers and rain
showers.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ033-240345-
Southern Chatham Strait-
413 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW wind 10 kt becoming S and increasing to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft, except 6
ft near ocean entrances. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt late. Seas 6 ft,
except 9 ft near ocean entrances. Rain.
.FRI...SE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft, except 10 ft
near ocean entrances. Rain and snow showers in the morning, then
rain showers in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt becoming NE 20 kt late. Gusts to 45
kt. Seas 6 ft, except 13 ft near ocean entrances. Rain showers.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ034-240345-
Frederick Sound-
413 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW wind 15 kt becoming SE 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4
ft. Rain and snow early in the morning, then rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 45 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. Gusts to 35
kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain and snow showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt, except 50 kt out
of interior passes. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ035-240345-
Sumner Strait-
413 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W wind 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4
ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 7 ft
near ocean entrances. Out of interior passes, gusts to 35 kt in
the afternoon. Rain showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt, except 45 kt out of
interior passes. Seas 5 ft, except 8 ft near ocean entrances.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ036-240345-
Clarence Strait-
413 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW wind 15 kt becoming SE 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4
ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind increasing to 35 kt in the evening. Seas 7 ft.
Rain.
.FRI...SE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt out of interior passes.
Seas 5 ft. Rain showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt out of interior
passes. Seas 6 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$


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