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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
317 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

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.

PKZ098-181645-
317 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A GALE FORCE LOW WILL MOVE NORTH TO A LOCATION WEST OF BARANOF
ISLAND WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THEN INLAND OVER THE PANHANDLE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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PKZ011-181645-
GLACIER BAY-
317 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN
AND SNOW IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ012-181645-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
317 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN
AND SNOW.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ013-181645-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
317 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 FT. SNOW AND RAIN LATE.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ021-181645-
ICY STRAIT-
317 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW LATE.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING E. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ022-181645-
CROSS SOUND-
317 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. S SWELL IN THE EVENING.
RAIN AND SNOW LATE.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW IN THE MORNING. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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STEPHENS PASSAGE-
317 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LATE.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 5
FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ032-181645-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
317 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LATE.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
317 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 12 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ034-181645-
FREDERICK SOUND-
317 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ035-181645-
SUMNER STRAIT-
317 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ036-181645-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
317 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT.
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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