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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
317 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

SOUTHEAST ALASKA COASTAL WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO
CAPE SUCKLING OUT 100 NM

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEAS FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ099-240530-
317 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR OUTSIDE WATERS...
A LOW OVER THE EASTERN GULF WILL WEAKEN THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.
ANOTHER LOW WILL APPROACH FROM THE SOUTH THURSDAY NIGHT WITH THE
CENTER REACHING THE HAIDA GWAII REGION BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

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PKZ041-240530-
DIXON ENTRANCE TO CAPE DECISION-
317 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN LATE.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT BUILDING TO 17 FT.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

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PKZ042-240530-
CAPE DECISION TO CAPE EDGECUMBE-
317 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT BUILDING TO 16 FT.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ043-240530-
CAPE EDGECUMBE TO CAPE FAIRWEATHER-
317 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. HIGHER GUSTS OUT OF CROSS SOUND. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. HIGHER GUSTS OUT OF CROSS SOUND IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT BUILDING TO 16 FT.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

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CAPE FAIRWEATHER TO ICY CAPE-
317 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

$$

PKZ052-240530-
ICY CAPE TO CAPE SUCKLING-
317 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 12 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

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