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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 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.

PKZ098-241400-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE SOUTHERN YUKON AND
BRITISH COLUMBIA WHILE A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL REMAIN OVER
THE GULF OF ALASKA THROUGH TUE.

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PKZ011-241400-
GLACIER BAY-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING AND TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT LATE.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ021-241400-
ICY STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT LATE.
.TUE...W WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING
TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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CROSS SOUND-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT.
SW SWELL.
.TUE...SW WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
SW SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ031-241400-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. HIGHER GUSTS
NEAR THE OCEAN ENTRANCE IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2
FT LATE. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 5 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ034-241400-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ035-241400-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT...WITH STRONGER WINDS TO 25 KT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NW 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.

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