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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKDT SAT SEP 20 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.

PKZ098-210100-
400 AM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A GALE FORCE LOW IN THE EASTERN GULF WILL PUSH N ONSHORE AT
CHICHAGOF ISLAND AROUND MIDDAY SAT ON ITS WAY INTO NW CANADA. A
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD OVER THE PANHANDLE
THIS EVENING AS A STORM FORCE LOW APPROACHES THE EASTERN GULF
FROM THE S SAT NIGHT INTO SUN.

$$

PKZ011-210100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS
BUILDING TO 4 FT LATE. RAIN.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE AND WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ012-210100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING S 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE AND WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ013-210100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING S 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE AND WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ021-210100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN. AND SUN NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE AND WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ022-210100-
CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8
FT. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ031-210100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 35 KT MIDDAY...THEN DIMINISHING
IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. OUT
OF INTERIOR PASSES...GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ032-210100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

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

$$

PKZ033-210100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING S 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST WIND SOUTHERN HALF
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 8 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 7 FT BUILDING
TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE AND WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ034-210100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT BECOMING SE 35 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ035-210100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING S 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT IN THE MORNING. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 10 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE AND WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ036-210100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
NORTHERN HALF...GUSTS TO 65 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 9 FT
SUBSIDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS
12 FT SUBSIDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT LATE. RAIN IN
THE EVENING.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS
6 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.MON THROUGH WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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