Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
000
FZAK51 PAJK 230015
CWFAJK

Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
315 PM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

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.

PKZ098-231615-
315 PM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A gale force low over the northern gulf will move across the
central panhandle Fri. Another gale force low will move E across
the northern gulf Sat, then across the central panhandle Sat
night.

$$

PKZ011-231615-
Glacier Bay-
315 PM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt late. Gusts to 35 kt
in the evening. Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft late. Rain and snow.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 15 kt becoming light. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...Light winds becoming SE 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ012-231615-
Northern Lynn Canal-
315 PM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S wind 35 kt diminishing to 10 kt late. Gusts to 50 kt
in the evening. Seas 7 ft subsiding to 2 ft late. Snow and rain.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray late.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ013-231615-
Southern Lynn Canal-
315 PM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S wind increasing to 35 kt in the evening, then
diminishing to 15 kt late. Seas 7 ft subsiding to 3 ft late. Rain
and snow.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt out of interior
passes. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...Light winds becoming N 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ021-231615-
Icy Strait-
315 PM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt becoming SW late. Seas 5 ft. Rain and
snow.
.FRI...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt becoming E late. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow showers.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt becoming E. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ022-231615-
Cross Sound-
315 PM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt becoming W 30 kt by late evening. Seas
6 ft. Rain. Snow in the evening.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt becoming NE 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
10 ft. SW swell.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft. SW swell.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. S swell. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 13 ft. S swell. Snow showers.
.SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...Light winds becoming W 10 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TUE...E wind 10 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ031-231615-
Stephens Passage-
315 PM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt late. Gusts to 45
kt in the evening. Seas 7 ft subsiding to 4 ft late. Rain and
snow.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Rain and snow showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Gusts to 40 kt out of interior
passes. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow showers.
.SUN...S wind 15 kt becoming N. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ032-231615-
Northern Chatham Strait-
315 PM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt becoming SW 20 kt late. Gusts to 45 kt in
the evening. Seas 5 ft. Rain and snow.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft or
less. Rain showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow showers.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 kt becoming SE. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ033-231615-
Southern Chatham Strait-
315 PM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S wind increasing to 25 kt in the evening, then
diminishing to 20 kt late. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft,
except 11 ft near ocean entrances.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 11 ft
near ocean entrances.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 11 ft near ocean
entrances. Snow and rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 15 ft near
ocean entrances. Snow and rain showers.
.SUN...SW wind 15 kt becoming light. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...Light winds becoming SE 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ034-231615-
Frederick Sound-
315 PM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt becoming SW 20 kt late. Seas 5 ft. Rain
and snow.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt becoming E late. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.
.SUN...SW wind 15 kt becoming NE. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ035-231615-
Sumner Strait-
315 PM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S wind increasing to 25 kt in the evening, then
becoming W 15 kt late. Gusts to 40 kt in the evening. Seas 5 ft.
Rain and snow.
.FRI...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 7 ft near ocean entrances.
Rain and snow showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt becoming NE late. Seas 2 ft or
less, except 6 ft near ocean entrances.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 7 ft near ocean
entrances. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 8 ft near ocean
entrances. Snow and rain showers.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt becoming light. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ036-231615-
Clarence Strait-
315 PM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING AND FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE wind increasing to 25 kt in the evening, then becoming
W 20 kt late. Seas 5 ft. Rain and snow.
.FRI...SW wind 25 kt becoming W 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
4 ft, except 7 ft near ocean entrances. Rain and snow showers in
the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 7 ft near ocean
entrances.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft, except 8 ft near ocean
entrances. Snow and rain.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 8 ft near
ocean entrances. Rain and snow showers.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt becoming NW. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...NW wind 10 kt becoming SE. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.