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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 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.

PKZ098-271400-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A GALE FORCE LOW IN THE EASTERN GULF WILL MOVE INTO DIXON
ENTRANCE AROUND MIDNIGHT FRI NIGHT AND INTO WESTERN CANADA BY
EARLY SAT MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER BOTH THE
CANADIAN YUKON AND THE GULF THROUGH SAT.

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PKZ011-271400-
GLACIER BAY-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

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

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PKZ012-271400-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY EARLY THIS EVENING AND LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN
INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE AND WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ013-271400-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY...

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

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PKZ021-271400-
ICY STRAIT-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NW 15 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 3
FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. HIGHEST WINDS WEST OF POINT
ADOLPHUS. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. HIGHEST WINDS WEST OF POINT ADOLPHUS. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ022-271400-
CROSS SOUND-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN
INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 9 FT. SW SWELL. RAIN SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 8 FT
SUBSIDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. W SWELL IN
THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ031-271400-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N IN THE EVENING...THEN
INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES...GUSTS TO 35 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. GUSTS TO
40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ032-271400-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE AND WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ033-271400-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING N IN THE EVENING...THEN
INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. SW SWELL. RAIN EARLY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. W SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS
9 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 FT LATE.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ034-271400-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN
BECOMING NW 20 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ035-271400-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN
BECOMING NW 20 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT. NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES... SEAS 9 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 7
FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ036-271400-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN
BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
SHOWERS LATE.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON AND TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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