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Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
336 PM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

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.

PKZ098-151730-
336 PM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A front over the panhandle will head east into Canada this
evening. A gale force front will move northeast, reaching  the
eastern gulf by Friday night.

$$

PKZ011-151730-
Glacier Bay-
336 PM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt diminishing in the evening. Gusts to 40
kt in the evening. Seas 5 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Scattered rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.SAT...S wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ012-151730-
Northern Lynn Canal-
336 PM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the evening. Seas
7 ft subsiding. Rain showers.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Scattered rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN...S wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ013-151730-
Southern Lynn Canal-
336 PM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt late. Seas 5 ft.
Rain showers.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Scattered rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt late. Seas
5 ft. Rain.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN...S wind 25 kt becoming SE 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ021-151730-
Icy Strait-
336 PM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt diminishing in the evening. Seas 5 ft.
Rain showers.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Scattered rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt late. Seas 6 ft.
Rain.
.SAT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ022-151730-
Cross Sound-
336 PM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING EARLY THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt diminishing to 20 kt late. Seas 11 ft.
Rain showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRI...W wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft. Scattered rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.SAT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...SW gale to 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUN...SW wind 30 kt becoming S 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE...E wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ031-151730-
Stephens Passage-
336 PM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the morning. Seas
4 ft. Rain showers in the morning, then chance of rain showers in
the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt late. Seas
5 ft. Rain.
.SAT...SE wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SE wind 20 kt becoming N. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ032-151730-
Northern Chatham Strait-
336 PM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt late. Seas 4 ft. Rain
showers.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Scattered rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.SAT...S gale to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt becoming NE. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ033-151730-
Southern Chatham Strait-
336 PM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt late. Seas 4 ft, except
12 ft near ocean entrances. Rain showers.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 10 ft near ocean
entrances. Scattered rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft, except 11 ft near ocean
entrances. Rain.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt. Seas 6 ft, except 13 ft
near ocean entrances. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft, except 13 ft near
ocean entrances. Rain showers.
.SUN...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ034-151730-
Frederick Sound-
336 PM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the morning. Seas
4 ft. Scattered rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt late. Gusts to
40 kt out of interior passes. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.SAT...SE wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN...SW wind 25 kt becoming SE. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ035-151730-
Sumner Strait-
336 PM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 7 ft
near ocean entrances. Showers.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft.
Showers in the morning, then chance of showers in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 25 kt increasing to gale to 35 kt late.
Out of interior passes, gusts to 40 kt late. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.SAT...SW gale to 35 kt. Gusts to 50 kt, except 40 kt out of
interior passes. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain
showers.
.SUN...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ036-151730-
Clarence Strait-
336 PM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 6 ft near ocean
entrances. Scattered showers in the evening, then showers late.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers in the morning,
then chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt increasing to gale to 35 kt late.
Out of interior passes, gusts to 40 kt late. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.SAT...SE gale to 35 kt. Gusts to 40 kt out of interior
passes. Seas 7 ft, except 11 ft near ocean entrances. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt out of interior
passes. Seas 4 ft, except 8 ft near ocean entrances. Rain
showers.
.SUN...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$


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