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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

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.

PKZ098-290100-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A GALE FORCE FRONT OVER THE EASTERN GULF WILL DISSIPATE THURSDAY
EVENING AS IT MOVES ONSHORE ACROSS THE PANHANDLE. A RIDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD NORTH OVER THE PANHANDLE...AND
PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. THEREAFTER...A STORM FORCE FRONT
IS FORECAST TO ENTER THE GULF DURING THE WEEKEND.

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PKZ011-290100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ012-290100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN SHOWERS LATE.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ013-290100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ021-290100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ022-290100-
CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT. S SWELL. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. S SWELL.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ031-290100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ032-290100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ033-290100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING THEN 2 FT OR
LESS. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 8 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ034-290100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ035-290100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING W 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT THEN 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ036-290100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING...THEN DECREASING TO 25 KT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 5 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING THEN 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT THEN 2 FT OR LESS.

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