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Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
426 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 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.

PKZ098-180430-
426 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A weakening surface low will continue to progress east into the
east-central gulf today and remain nearly stationary until early
Monday. The low will then be pushed southeast by a building
surface high pressure near the Canadian border Monday into Monday
night.

$$

PKZ011-180430-
Glacier Bay-
426 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Scattered rain and snow
showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 10 kt becoming N late. Seas 2 ft or less.
Scattered rain and snow showers in the evening.
.MON...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Scattered snow showers.
Isolated rain showers in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SW wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ012-180430-
Northern Lynn Canal-
426 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

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

.TODAY...S wind 25 kt diminishing this afternoon. Seas 5 ft.
Scattered rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming N late. Seas 3 ft. Scattered
rain and snow showers in the evening.
.MON...N wind 25 kt increasing to gale to 35 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 7 ft. Scattered snow showers.
.MON NIGHT...N gale to 35 kt. Gusts to 50 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...S wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ013-180430-
Southern Lynn Canal-
426 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

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

.TODAY...S wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
5 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt becoming N late. Seas 3 ft. Scattered
rain and snow showers in the evening.
.MON...N wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas
5 ft. Scattered rain and snow showers in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...N gale to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...S wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ021-180430-
Icy Strait-
426 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

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

.TODAY...SW wind 25 kt becoming E. Higher winds west of Point
Adolphus. Seas 5 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered rain
showers in the evening. Scattered snow showers.
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Scattered rain and snow showers.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ022-180430-
Cross Sound-
426 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

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

.TODAY...SW wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 12 ft. Isolated thunderstorms early in the morning. Rain
showers.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt becoming E late. Seas 11 ft. S swell.
Scattered rain and snow showers in the evening.
.MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft. S swell. Scattered rain and
snow showers in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft. S swell.
.TUE...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...W wind 10 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ031-180430-
Stephens Passage-
426 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow showers and rain
showers in the evening, then scattered snow showers late.
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Scattered snow showers.
Scattered rain showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt becoming NE. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ032-180430-
Northern Chatham Strait-
426 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Scattered rain and snow showers
early in the morning, then rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered snow
showers and rain showers in the evening, then snow showers late.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Snow showers in the morning, then scattered rain and snow showers
in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Scattered snow showers.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ033-180430-
Southern Chatham Strait-
426 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 11 ft near ocean
entrances. Scattered rain showers early in the morning, then rain
showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 11 ft near ocean
entrances. Rain and snow showers.
.MON...S wind 15 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft,
except 9 ft near ocean entrances. Rain and snow showers in the
morning.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 7 ft near ocean
entrances. Scattered snow showers.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...Light winds becoming S 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less then 3 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ034-180430-
Frederick Sound-
426 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Scattered rain showers early in
the morning, then rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain and snow showers in the
morning, then scattered rain and snow showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog. Scattered
rain and snow showers.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ035-180430-
Sumner Strait-
426 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 6 ft near ocean
entrances. Scattered rain showers early in the morning, then rain
showers. Snow showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 6 ft near ocean
entrances. Scattered rain and snow showers in the evening. Rain
showers late.
.MON...S wind 20 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft.
Rain and snow showers in the morning, then scattered rain and
snow showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Scattered rain and snow
showers.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ036-180430-
Clarence Strait-
426 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 6 ft near ocean
entrances. Scattered rain showers early in the morning, then rain
and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 5 ft near ocean
entrances. Scattered rain and snow showers in the evening, then
rain and snow showers late.
.MON...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Scattered rain and snow
showers.
.TUE...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...NW wind 10 kt becoming SE. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$



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