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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
347 PM AKDT THU MAR 30 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.

PKZ099-311500-
347 PM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR OUTSIDE WATERS...
A GALE FORCE FRONT OVER THE CENTRAL GULF WILL REACH THE OUTER
COAST OF SE AK BY LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN AS IT MOVES
INLAND FRIDAY.

$$

PKZ041-311500-
DIXON ENTRANCE TO CAPE DECISION-
347 PM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE EVENING. GUSTS TO 55
KT. SEAS 12 FT BUILDING TO 16 FT IN THE EVENING. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN
LATE.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 19 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 18 FT. W SWELL. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT BUILDING
TO 14 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ042-311500-
CAPE DECISION TO CAPE EDGECUMBE-
347 PM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE EVENING. GUSTS TO
60 KT. SEAS 13 FT BUILDING TO 17 FT IN THE EVENING. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 19 FT. SW SWELL. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 19 FT. SW SWELL. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ043-311500-
CAPE EDGECUMBE TO CAPE FAIRWEATHER-
347 PM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 45 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 13 FT BUILDING TO 17 FT IN THE
EVENING. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. OUT
OF CROSS SOUND, GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT. SW SWELL.
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 17 FT. SW SWELL. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ051-311500-
CAPE FAIRWEATHER TO ICY CAPE-
347 PM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 45 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 35 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 60 KT. SEAS 12 FT BUILDING TO
17 FT IN THE EVENING. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT. SW SWELL IN THE
EVENING. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT. SW SWELL.
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 17 FT. SW SWELL. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ052-311500-
ICY CAPE TO CAPE SUCKLING-
347 PM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 35 KT LATE. GUSTS TO
60 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT. SW SWELL. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

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