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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
1115 PM AKDT WED AUG 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.

PKZ098-212315-
1115 PM AKDT WED AUG 20 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE CENTRAL GULF THROUGH
THU AS A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE EXTENDS NW ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
PANHANDLE.

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GLACIER BAY-
1115 PM AKDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ012-212315-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1115 PM AKDT WED AUG 20 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
MORNING THEN SUBSIDING.
.THU NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ013-212315-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1115 PM AKDT WED AUG 20 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.THU NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ021-212315-
ICY STRAIT-
1115 PM AKDT WED AUG 20 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS. AREAS OF FOG LATE.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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CROSS SOUND-
1115 PM AKDT WED AUG 20 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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STEPHENS PASSAGE-
1115 PM AKDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ032-212315-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1115 PM AKDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1115 PM AKDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. HIGHER GUSTS NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN AND MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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FREDERICK SOUND-
1115 PM AKDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN AND MON...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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SUMNER STRAIT-
1115 PM AKDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN AND MON...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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CLARENCE STRAIT-
1115 PM AKDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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