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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
256 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 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.

PKZ098-221615-
256 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH ALONG THE OUTER COAST OF SE AK WILL SLOWLY
WEAKEN TUESDAY EVENING. A LOW MOVING INTO THE NORTHERN GULF
EARLY WEDNESDAY WILL TRACK SOUTHEASTWARD ALONG THE PANHANDLE
COAST WHILE WEAKENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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PKZ011-221615-
GLACIER BAY-
256 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.


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PKZ012-221615-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
256 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS
4 FT IN THE MORNING THEN 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING N 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
256 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ021-221615-
ICY STRAIT-
256 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3
FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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CROSS SOUND-
256 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS
5 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT. S SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. S SWELL.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ031-221615-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
256 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS
3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.

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NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
256 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ033-221615-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
256 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 5 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES, SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS...EXCEPT 5 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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FREDERICK SOUND-
256 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO
2 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ035-221615-
SUMNER STRAIT-
256 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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CLARENCE STRAIT-
256 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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