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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
1058 AM AKDT TUE MAY 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.

PKZ098-240100-
1058 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW PRESSURE DRIFTS EASTWARD OVER THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE
TUESDAY. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE GULF BEHIND THE
LOW. A WEAK WEATHER FRONT PASSES THROUGH THE YAKUTAT AREA
WEDNESDAY.

$$

PKZ011-240100-
GLACIER BAY-
1058 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ012-240100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1058 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING LIGHT LATE. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ013-240100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1058 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ021-240100-
ICY STRAIT-
1058 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ022-240100-
CROSS SOUND-
1058 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT BECOMING W 35 KT LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 50
KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ031-240100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
1058 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ032-240100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1058 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ033-240100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1058 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

UPDATED

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

.REST OF TODAY...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. WIND GUSTS TO 50 KT NEAR THE OCEAN
ENTRANCE IN THE EVENING. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ034-240100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
1058 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ035-240100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
1058 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ036-240100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
1058 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$



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