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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
718 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 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.

PKZ098-031515-
718 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A STORM FORCE LOW WILL MOVE ASHORE AROUND LITUYA BAY EARLY THIS
EVENING. MORE LOW PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE NORTHEAST GULF
THROUGH SAT AND MOVE INTO THE SE GULF THROUGH SUN. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD OVER NW CANADA THROUGH SUN.

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PKZ011-031515-
GLACIER BAY-
718 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



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PKZ012-031515-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
718 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING THEN DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. GUSTS TO
45 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT LATE. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...N GALE TO 45 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N GALE TO 45 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



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PKZ013-031515-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
718 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

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

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



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PKZ021-031515-
ICY STRAIT-
718 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

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

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING SW IN THE EVENING. SEAS 6 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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PKZ022-031515-
CROSS SOUND-
718 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 16 FT. S SWELL. RAIN SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 20 KT LATE. SEAS 15 FT. S
SWELL. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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PKZ031-031515-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
718 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



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PKZ032-031515-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
718 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT LATE. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
THE EVENING. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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PKZ033-031515-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
718 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT...
EXCEPT 26 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 18 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 15 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS LATE.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 12 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ034-031515-
FREDERICK SOUND-
718 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 7 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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PKZ035-031515-
SUMNER STRAIT-
718 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS
16 FT SUBSIDING TO 12 FT LATE. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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PKZ036-031515-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
718 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT...EXCEPT 14 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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