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Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
401 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 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.

PKZ098-190230-
401 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A gale force low in the southwestern gulf will continue to move
south early this morning and then take a southeast path towards
Haida Gwaii. Gale force winds diminish quickly today. The main
low will continue to fill as it reaches Dixon entrance Thursday,
with a weaker secondary low that will move to near the Fairweather
Grounds.

$$

PKZ011-190230-
Glacier Bay-
401 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Strongest winds near the entrance. Seas 4
ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt becoming N. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ012-190230-
Northern Lynn Canal-
401 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ013-190230-
Southern Lynn Canal-
401 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ021-190230-
Icy Strait-
401 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
5 ft. Rain in the morning, then rain showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt becoming E 25 kt. Seas building to 5 ft.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ022-190230-
Cross Sound-
401 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...E wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
8 ft. Rain in the morning, then rain showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft. SW swell. Showers late.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft. Showers.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft. S swell. Showers.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt becoming E 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ031-190230-
Stephens Passage-
401 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft. Rain in the morning, then rain showers in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N wind increasing to 20 kt late. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt becoming N. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ032-190230-
Northern Chatham Strait-
401 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft. Rain in the morning, then showers in
the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N wind increasing to 20 kt late. Seas 4 ft. Showers
late.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ033-190230-
Southern Chatham Strait-
401 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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

.TODAY...SE wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft, except 10 ft near ocean entrances. Rain showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt becoming N late. Seas 4 ft, except 11 ft
near ocean entrances. Showers.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 11 ft near ocean
entrances. Showers.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 10 ft near
ocean entrances. Showers.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ034-190230-
Frederick Sound-
401 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain early in the morning, then
rain showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ035-190230-
Sumner Strait-
401 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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

.TODAY...SE wind 30 kt becoming E 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
6 ft, except 8 ft near ocean entrances. Rain early in the
morning, then showers and slight chance thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 7 ft near ocean
entrances. Rain showers.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 7 ft near ocean
entrances. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 6 ft near ocean
entrances. Rain showers.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt becoming E. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ036-190230-
Clarence Strait-
401 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SE wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 6 ft, except 10 ft near ocean entrances. Rain early in the
morning. Rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft, except 8 ft near ocean
entrances. Showers.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft, except 8 ft near ocean
entrances. Showers.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...S wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$


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