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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

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.

PKZ099-290100-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR OUTSIDE WATERS...
A GALE FORCE FRONT OVER THE EASTERN GULF WILL DISSIPATE THURSDAY
EVENING AS IT MOVES ONSHORE ACROSS THE PANHANDLE. A RIDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD NORTH OVER THE PANHANDLE...AND
PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. THEREAFTER...A STORM FORCE FRONT
IS FORECAST TO ENTER THE GULF DURING THE WEEKEND.

$$

PKZ041-290100-
DIXON ENTRANCE TO CAPE DECISION-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 13 FT.
RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SW SWELL. SHOWERS LATE.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT. SW SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ042-290100-
CAPE DECISION TO CAPE EDGECUMBE-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SW SWELL. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT. SW SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE GALE TO 45 KT BECOMING S 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ043-290100-
CAPE EDGECUMBE TO CAPE FAIRWEATHER-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SW SWELL. RAIN SHOWERS LATE.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. SW SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE STORM FORCE WIND TO 50 KT BECOMING S GALE TO 35 KT.
SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ051-290100-
CAPE FAIRWEATHER TO ICY CAPE-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING THEN
DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 13 FT. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SW SWELL. RAIN SHOWERS LATE.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. SW SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E STORM FORCE WIND TO 50 KT BECOMING S GALE TO 35 KT.
SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ052-290100-
ICY CAPE TO CAPE SUCKLING-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 12 FT. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT. S SWELL. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. SW SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...E GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E STORM FORCE WIND TO 50 KT BECOMING SE GALE TO 35 KT.
SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 15 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 8 FT.

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