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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
315 PM AKST MON FEB 20 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.

PKZ098-211600-
315 PM AKST MON FEB 20 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH ALONG THE OUTER COAST OF SE AK WILL SLOWLY
WEAKEN THROUGH TUE. A SMALL LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL MOVE E ACROSS
THE N GULF TUE THEN ONSHORE OVER CENTRAL SE AK TUE NIGHT.

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PKZ011-211600-
GLACIER BAY-
315 PM AKST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ012-211600-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
315 PM AKST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING LIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 5
FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO
2 FT.
.SAT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING N 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS THEN
4 FT.

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PKZ013-211600-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
315 PM AKST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING LIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ021-211600-
ICY STRAIT-
315 PM AKST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ022-211600-
CROSS SOUND-
315 PM AKST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ031-211600-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
315 PM AKST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS
BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO
2 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ032-211600-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
315 PM AKST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ033-211600-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
315 PM AKST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 5 FT
NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS...EXCEPT 5 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ034-211600-
FREDERICK SOUND-
315 PM AKST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO
2 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ035-211600-
SUMNER STRAIT-
315 PM AKST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NE 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ036-211600-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
315 PM AKST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO
3 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NW 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.WED...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS.

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