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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKDT SUN MAY 1 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.

PKZ098-020100-
400 AM AKDT SUN MAY 1 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A STRONG STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING ACROSS THE CENTRAL PANHANDLE
WILL DRIFT NW TONIGHT. A LOW WILL TRACK N JUST OFFSHORE THIS
EVENING BEFORE MAKING LANDFALL NEAR CAPE FAIRWEATHER LATE
TONIGHT. A RIDGE WILL THEN BUILD OVER THE PANHANDLE MONDAY.

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PKZ011-020100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ012-020100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ013-020100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ021-020100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ022-020100-
CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY DUE TO SEAS THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT. S SWELL. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SW SWELL. RAIN.
.MON...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ031-020100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ032-020100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ033-020100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT
IN THE MORNING THEN 2 FT OR LESS. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS
11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 13 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ034-020100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ035-020100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING E. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ036-020100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
8 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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