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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKDT FRI AUG 22 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.

PKZ098-230100-
400 AM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE EASTERN GULF FRI.
A WEAK LOW WILL MOVE INTO THE S CENTRAL GULF LATE FRI AFTERNOON
THEN DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES EAST FRI NIGHT. THE RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE REBUILDS OVER THE EASTERN GULF SAT.

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PKZ011-230100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ012-230100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING
TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 3 FT
IN THE EVENING THEN SUBSIDING.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ013-230100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.SAT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ021-230100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...W WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ031-230100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ032-230100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ033-230100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...NW WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ034-230100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ035-230100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...W WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
STRONGEST NEAR THE OCEAN ENTRANCE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ036-230100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...NW WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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