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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 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.

PKZ098-251400-
400 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW WILL STRENGTHEN TO STORM FORCE AS IT MOVES NORTH ACROSS
THE SE GULF SAT EVENING. THE LOW CENTER WILL CROSS OVER BARANOF
ISLAND OVERNIGHT THEN INTO NORTHERN CANADA. WINDS THEN SHIFT TO
THE SW ACROSS THE GULF ALONG WITH A TRANSITION TO SHOWERS. THE
PRESSURE PATTERN WEAKENS SUN NIGHT INTO MON UNDER HIGH PRESSURE.

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PKZ011-251400-
GLACIER BAY-
400 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING
S 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ012-251400-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

...GALE WARNING LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING IN THE LATE EVENING...THEN
BECOMING S 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 FT LATE. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ013-251400-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING IN THE LATE EVENING...THEN
BECOMING S 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ021-251400-
ICY STRAIT-
400 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING
W 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ022-251400-
CROSS SOUND-
400 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING IN THE LATE EVENING...THEN
BECOMING NW 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ031-251400-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING
S 35 KT LATE. OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES...GUSTS TO 40 KT EARLY IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT LATE. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ032-251400-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING IN THE EVENING...THEN
BECOMING S 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S 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.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ033-251400-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT BECOMING SE IN THE EVENING...THEN
BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 7 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...WIND GUSTS TO
60 KT. SEAS 9 FT BUILDING TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT
SUBSIDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 FT. NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT LATE.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ034-251400-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ035-251400-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING IN THE EVENING...THEN
BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 8 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...WIND GUSTS TO
60 KT. SEAS 9 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT LATE. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 3 FT
IN THE EVENING THEN SUBSIDING. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ036-251400-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT IN THE EVENING...
THEN BECOMING S 30 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT. NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES...SEAS 10 FT BUILDING TO 13 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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