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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKST SUN FEB 1 2015

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.

PKZ098-021400-
400 PM AKST SUN FEB 1 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A STALLED FRONT WILL PERSIST JUST S OF THE PANHANDLE SUN NIGHT
AS A WEAK LOW APPROACHES THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE FROM THE S.
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN BUT WEAKEN OVER NW CANADA
THROUGH MON.

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PKZ011-021400-
GLACIER BAY-
400 PM AKST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 6 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT LATE.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NW GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NW GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ012-021400-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 50 KT DIMINISHING LATE. GUSTS TO 70 KT. SEAS 14
FT. FREEZING SPRAY. GUSTS TO 70 KT.
.MON...N WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 65 KT
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO GALE TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 FT.  FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...N STORM FORCE WIND TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...N STORM FORCE WIND TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

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PKZ013-021400-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY LATE.
.MON...N WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...N STORM FORCE WIND TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

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PKZ021-021400-
ICY STRAIT-
400 PM AKST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT...HIGHEST SEAS NEAR CHATHAM
STRAIT.
.MON...NE WIND 35 KT BECOMING E 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9
FT...HIGHEST SEAS NEAR CHATHAM STRAIT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...E GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...E GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ022-021400-
CROSS SOUND-
400 PM AKST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 FT. S SWELL LATE.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. S SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. S SWELL.
.WED...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...NE GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NE GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ031-021400-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 PM AKST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 70 KT
OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 FT LATE. FREEZING
SPRAY LATE.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT BECOMING NW LATE. GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT
OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ032-021400-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...N WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ033-021400-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ034-021400-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 PM AKST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
70 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING LATE. GUSTS TO 60 KT
OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...SE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...SE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ035-021400-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 PM AKST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...E GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ036-021400-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 PM AKST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 4 FT. RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING. RAIN LATE.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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