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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
322 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 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.

PKZ098-240245-
322 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW OVER THE EASTERN GULF WILL WEAKEN THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.
ANOTHER LOW WILL APPROACH FROM THE SOUTH THURSDAY NIGHT WITH THE
CENTER REACHING THE HAIDA GWAII REGION BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

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PKZ011-240245-
GLACIER BAY-
322 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
322 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT IN THE MORNING THEN 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
322 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ021-240245-
ICY STRAIT-
322 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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CROSS SOUND-
322 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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STEPHENS PASSAGE-
322 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING SE 15 KT.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
322 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
322 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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FREDERICK SOUND-
322 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT BY AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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SUMNER STRAIT-
322 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW LATE.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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CLARENCE STRAIT-
322 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW LATE.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW IN THE MORNING. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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