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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 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.

PKZ098-271400-
400 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
SOUTHERLY FLOW OVER THE GULF AND PANHANDLE WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT
TO SOUTHEASTERLY BY FRI AFTERNOON. A GALE FORCE FRONT WILL THEN
MOVE NE INTO THE EASTERN GULF FRI NIGHT.

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PKZ011-271400-
GLACIER BAY-
400 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS BUILDING TO 4 FT LATE. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ012-271400-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS
5 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ013-271400-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ021-271400-
ICY STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ022-271400-
CROSS SOUND-
400 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY DUE TO SEAS TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 FT IN
THE EVENING. SW SWELL. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT
SUBSIDING IN THE AFTERNOON. SW SWELL. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 9 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ031-271400-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS
4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ032-271400-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ033-271400-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3
FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ034-271400-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ035-271400-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ036-271400-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT LATE.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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