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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 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.

PKZ098-311400-
400 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER NORTHWESTERN CANADA THROUGH
THE WEEKEND. A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE N TO THE FAR SOUTHERN
GULF BY SAT EVENING...THEN WEAKEN THERE SUN.

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PKZ011-311400-
GLACIER BAY-
400 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 6 FT LATE.
.SAT...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ012-311400-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT
BUILDING TO 10 FT LATE. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 55 KT. SEAS TO 15 FT...HIGHEST S OF ELDRED ROCK.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N STORM FORCE WIND TO 55 KT. SEAS 15 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N STORM FORCE WIND TO 55 KT. SEAS 15 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N STORM FORCE WIND TO 55 KT. SEAS 15 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ013-311400-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT
BUILDING TO 8 FT LATE.
.SAT...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS TO 15 FT...HIGHEST N OF POINT RETREAT.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ021-311400-
ICY STRAIT-
400 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS
BUILDING TO 6 FT LATE.
.SAT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ022-311400-
CROSS SOUND-
400 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING
TO 6 FT LATE.
.SAT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ031-311400-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 60 KT
OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT LATE.
.SAT...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NW OF SCULL ISLAND.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 45 KT DIMINISHING TO GALE TO 40 KT
LATE. GUSTS TO 75 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 11 FT BUILDING
TO 13 FT LATE.
.SUN...N GALE TO 45 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N GALE TO 45 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ032-311400-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE.
.SAT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ033-311400-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ034-311400-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES...GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ035-311400-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E GALE TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO GALE TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ036-311400-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 PM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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