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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
749 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

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.

PKZ098-250145-
749 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE BUILDING OVER THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE WED
MORNING WILL DRIFT W INTO EASTERN GULF BY WED NIGHT. NW WINDS
WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN INNER CHANNELS AND SE GULF WED
NIGHT.

$$

PKZ011-250145-
GLACIER BAY-
749 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY ONE NM OR LESS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ012-250145-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
749 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VISIBILITY ONE NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ013-250145-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
749 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VISIBILITY ONE NM OR LESS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ021-250145-
ICY STRAIT-
749 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VISIBILITY ONE NM OR LESS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ022-250145-
CROSS SOUND-
749 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VISIBILITY ONE NM OR LESS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ031-250145-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
749 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY ONE NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ032-250145-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
749 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY ONE NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ033-250145-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
749 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 5 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VISIBILITY ONE NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ034-250145-
FREDERICK SOUND-
749 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VISIBILITY ONE NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ035-250145-
SUMNER STRAIT-
749 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VISIBILITY ONE QUARTER NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ036-250145-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
749 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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