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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

SOUTHEAST ALASKA INSIDE WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO SKAGWAY

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.

PKZ098-180100-
400 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DISSIPATE OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN
GULF THIS AFTERNOON. A STORM FORCE LOW AND ASSOCIATED FRONTAL
BOUNDARY WILL THEN ENTER THE SOUTHERN GULF ON THURSDAY.

$$

PKZ011-180100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ012-180100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS MORNING AND TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...N GALE TO 35 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ013-180100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ021-180100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ022-180100-
CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NE GALE TO 35 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ031-180100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING N 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ032-180100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ033-180100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN IN
THE EVENING.
.THU...NE WIND 30 KT BECOMING SE GALE TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ034-180100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 40 KT
OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT
OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ035-180100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ036-180100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN LATE.
.THU...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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