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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

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.

PKZ098-190100-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A STORM FORCE FRONT WILL MOVE NORTHWESTWARD THROUGH THE EASTERN
GULF THU. A GALE FORCE FRONT WILL REACH THE EASTERN GULF ON FRI.


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PKZ011-190100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN IN THE EVENING. SNOW.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ012-190100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ013-190100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ021-190100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ022-190100-
CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ031-190100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING. GUSTS
TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT LATE. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ032-190100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN WITH SNOW.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ033-190100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. HIGHER GUSTS NEAR THE OCEAN ENTRANCE.
SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 13 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT...EXCEPT 12 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ034-190100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 30 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 6 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ035-190100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ036-190100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 6
FT BUILDING TO 8 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO
11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI...SE GALE TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO GALE TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT...EXCEPT 13 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT...EXCEPT 16 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT...SE GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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