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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
National Weather Service Juneau AK
328 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

Southeast Alaska Coastal Waters from Dixon Entrance to
Cape Suckling out 100 NM

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Seas forecasts represent the average of the highest
one-third of the combined windwave and swell height.

PKZ099-181730-
328 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR OUTSIDE WATERS...
A storm force currently near 53N 160W will move into the central
gulf by Wed morning and gradually weaken. Gales will develop
over the gulf as the front approaches the offshore waters from
the SW overnight. This low will dissipate allowing winds to
subside before another gale force low moves into the gulf Thu.

$$

PKZ041-181730-
Dixon Entrance to Cape Decision-
328 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt increasing to 35 kt. Gusts to
55 kt. Seas 10 ft building to 16 ft. Rain.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft. Rain and slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt late.
Seas 18 ft. SW swell. Rain and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 20 ft. SW swell. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 17 ft. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT...S gale to 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt. Seas
16 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 20 ft.

$$

PKZ042-181730-
Cape Decision to Cape Edgecumbe-
328 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt becoming SE 45 kt. Seas 9 ft
building to 16 ft. Rain.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft. Rain and slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 16 ft. SW swell.
Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Rain.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 17 ft. SW swell. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 15 ft. SW swell. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...SE gale to 35 kt becoming S 25 kt. Seas 13 ft
building to 17 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 20 ft.

$$

PKZ043-181730-
Cape Edgecumbe to Cape Fairweather-
328 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming SE 40 kt. Gusts to
55 kt. Seas 8 ft building to 17 ft. Rain.
.WED...SE wind 40 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts to 55 kt in the morning. Seas 16 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 15 ft. SW swell.
.THU...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 15 ft. SW swell. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft. W swell. Rain.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt becoming SE. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft building to 16 ft.
.SUN...W wind 20 kt. Seas 19 ft.

$$

PKZ051-181730-
Cape Fairweather to Icy Cape-
328 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt increasing to 30 kt in the evening, then
becoming E 40 kt late. Seas 9 ft building to 15 ft late. Rain
showers early in the evening, then rain.
.WED...NE wind 35 kt becoming E 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts to 50 kt in the morning. Seas 16 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 12 ft. SW swell.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft. SW swell.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt becoming SE. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 19 ft.

$$

PKZ052-181730-
Icy Cape to Cape Suckling-
328 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...GALE WARNING LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt increasing to 35 kt late. Seas
7 ft building to 13 ft late. Showers in the evening then rain.
.WED...N wind 35 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts to 45 kt in the morning. Seas 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft. SW swell.
.FRI...W wind 15 kt becoming SE. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...E gale to 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt. Seas
12 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$


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