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
000
FZAK51 PAJK 181415 AAA
CWFAJK

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
615 AM AKDT FRI APR 18 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.

PKZ098-190100-
615 AM AKDT FRI APR 18 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REBUILD OVER THE PANHANDLE ON FRI.
A GALE FORCE LOW WILL ENTER THE SOUTHEAST GULF LATE FRI NIGHT
INTO SAT.

$$

PKZ011-190100-
GLACIER BAY-
615 AM AKDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

$$

PKZ012-190100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
615 AM AKDT FRI APR 18 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT SUBSIDING IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ013-190100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
615 AM AKDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

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

$$

PKZ021-190100-
ICY STRAIT-
615 AM AKDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ022-190100-
CROSS SOUND-
615 AM AKDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT SHIFTING TO THE SE IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4
FT. RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ031-190100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
615 AM AKDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON AND TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ032-190100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
615 AM AKDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ033-190100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
615 AM AKDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT...
EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 14 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ034-190100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
615 AM AKDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ035-190100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
615 AM AKDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ036-190100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
615 AM AKDT FRI APR 18 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT
BUILDING TO 7 FT LATE. RAIN LATE.
.SAT...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...
SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$








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