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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
613 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 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.

PKZ098-131515-
613 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A GALE FORCE LOW WILL WEAKEN FRIDAY NIGHT OVER THE NORTHERN
GULF. A WEAK SURFACE RIDGE OVER THE INNER CHANNELS WILL DRIFT
EAST INTO CANADA TONIGHT. A SECOND FRONT WILL APPROACH THE
PANHANDLE FROM THE SOUTHWEST ON SATURDAY NIGHT.

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PKZ011-131515-
GLACIER BAY-
613 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
SNOW LATE.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ012-131515-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
613 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN SNOW LATE.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ013-131515-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
613 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ021-131515-
ICY STRAIT-
613 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ022-131515-
CROSS SOUND-
613 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING AND SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING. SEAS 7 FT. S SWELL.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 9 FT. SE
SWELL IN THE EVENING. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT. S SWELL. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ031-131515-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
613 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS LATE.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN. SNOW LATE.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ032-131515-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
613 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ033-131515-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
613 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NE LATE.
SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER SEAS NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. S SWELL. SHOWERS
LATE.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
HIGHER SEAS NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. S SWELL. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 4 FT...
EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ034-131515-
FREDERICK SOUND-
613 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS
LATE.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN. SNOW LATE.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ035-131515-
SUMNER STRAIT-
613 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS
LATE.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...
SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT LATE. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ036-131515-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
613 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
SHOWERS LATE.
.SAT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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