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 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZAK51 PAJK 300033
CWFAJK

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKST THU JAN 29 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.

PKZ098-301400-
400 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK LOW WILL ENTER THE FAR SOUTHEASTERN GULF THURSDAY NIGHT
AND MOVE NORTHEAST OVER HAIDA GWAII LATE FRIDAY. A VERY LARGE
LOW OVER THE NORTHERN PACIFIC WILL PUSH A FRONT NORTH OVER THE
GULF SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY.

$$

PKZ011-301400-
GLACIER BAY-
400 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT
BUILDING TO 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 40 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FT LATE.
.SAT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ012-301400-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT
BUILDING TO 4 FT LATE. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N GALE TO 45 KT INCREASING TO STORM FORCE WIND TO
50 KT LATE. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY LATE.
.SAT...N STORM FORCE WIND TO 55 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N STORM FORCE WIND TO 55 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N STORM FORCE WIND TO 55 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ013-301400-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN
EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 FT LATE.
.SAT...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ021-301400-
ICY STRAIT-
400 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 FT LATE.
.SAT...NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ022-301400-
CROSS SOUND-
400 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 FT LATE.
.SAT...NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ031-301400-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES...GUSTS TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 50 KT
OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 35 KT LATE. GUSTS TO
60 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 FT LATE.
.SAT...N GALE TO 45 KT. GUSTS TO 70 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 45 KT. GUSTS TO 75 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ032-301400-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 FT LATE.
.SAT...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ033-301400-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS
BUILDING TO 4 FT LATE.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ034-301400-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE LATE. OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES...GUSTS TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 50 KT
OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 FT LATE.
.SAT...NE GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 75 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ035-301400-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ036-301400-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE EVENING. OUT OF
INTERIOR PASSES...GUSTS TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES...GUSTS TO 35 KT IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$



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