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Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
312 PM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

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

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.

PKZ098-241815-
312 PM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A gale force low W of Haida Gwaii will weaken as it tracks west
through Wed. The associated weather front will move N into the
southern panhandle Tue evening, then weaken as it moves into the
central panhandle by Wed afternoon.

$$

PKZ011-241815-
Glacier Bay-
312 PM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt diminishing late. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow showers in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow showers.
.THU...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ012-241815-
Northern Lynn Canal-
312 PM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt increasing to 45 kt in the evening. Seas 6
ft building to 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...N wind 40 kt diminishing in the afternoon. Seas 10 ft.
Freezing spray in the morning. Snow showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray late.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ013-241815-
Southern Lynn Canal-
312 PM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt in the evening. Seas
8 ft.
.WED...N wind 35 kt diminishing in the afternoon. Seas 9 ft. Snow
showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow showers in the
evening.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Gusts to 35 kt out of interior
passes. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ021-241815-
Icy Strait-
312 PM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Strongest winds W of Point Adolphus.
Seas 5 ft.
.WED...E wind 25 kt. Strongest winds W of Point Adolphus. Seas 5
ft. Snow showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow showers in the
evening.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ022-241815-
Cross Sound-
312 PM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the evening. Seas
7 ft.
.WED...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow showers in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow showers in the
evening.
.THU...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...E gale to 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...E gale to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...NE gale to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ031-241815-
Stephens Passage-
312 PM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind increasing to 30 kt in the evening. Gusts to 50
kt out of interior passes. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...N wind 25 kt diminishing in the morning. Gusts to 40 kt
out of interior passes. Seas 5 ft. Snow showers.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ032-241815-
Northern Chatham Strait-
312 PM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...N wind 25 kt diminishing in the morning. Seas 5 ft. Snow
showers.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ033-241815-
Southern Chatham Strait-
312 PM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow and rain showers late.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow and rain showers in the
morning.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 5 ft near
ocean entrances.
.THU...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 5 ft near
ocean entrances.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow
and rain showers.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ034-241815-
Frederick Sound-
312 PM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Out of interior passes, gusts to 35 kt
late. Seas 4 ft. Snow and rain showers late.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow and rain showers in the
morning.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ035-241815-
Sumner Strait-
312 PM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

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

.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Out of interior passes, gusts to 35 kt
late. Seas 6 ft. Rain and snow showers late.
.WED...E wind 20 kt. Out of interior passes, gusts to 35 kt in
the morning. Seas 4 ft. Rain and snow showers in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ036-241815-
Clarence Strait-
312 PM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

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

.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.WED...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers in the
morning.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft, except 3 ft near
ocean entrances.
.FRI...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$



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