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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
554 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 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.

PKZ098-172000-
554 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GULF WILL DRIFT OVER THE PANHANDLE TUE
NIGHT. A GALE FORCE LOW AND FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE GULF WED
EVENING AND THU.

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PKZ011-172000-
GLACIER BAY-
554 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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PKZ012-172000-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
554 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.WED...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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PKZ013-172000-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
554 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.WED...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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PKZ021-172000-
ICY STRAIT-
554 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.WED...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS BUILDING TO 4 FT LATE.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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PKZ022-172000-
CROSS SOUND-
554 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 5 FT.
SW SWELL. AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SW SWELL. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO
7 FT LATE. RAIN LATE.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



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PKZ031-172000-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
554 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.WED...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY
1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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PKZ032-172000-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
554 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.WED...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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PKZ033-172000-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
554 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 6 FT
NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 4 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES WITH A SW SWELL. AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR
LESS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE. RAIN LATE.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ034-172000-
FREDERICK SOUND-
554 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.WED...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY
1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ035-172000-
SUMNER STRAIT-
554 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 5 FT FT WITH A SW SWELL.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.WED...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 4 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES WITH A SW SWELL. AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR
LESS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ036-172000-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
554 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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