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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
520 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 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.

PKZ098-042030-
520 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
WEAKENING RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER BRITISH COLUMBIA WILL
PERSIST THROUGH WED NIGHT. MEANWHILE A WEAK FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE EASTERN GULF FROM THE WEST TUE NIGHT BEFORE SPREADING OVER
THE PANHANDLE ON WED.

$$

PKZ011-042030-
GLACIER BAY-
520 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

UPDATED

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN
LATE.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ012-042030-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
520 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN LATE.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



$$

PKZ013-042030-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
520 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

UPDATED

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
RAIN LATE.
.WED...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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PKZ021-042030-
ICY STRAIT-
520 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN LATE.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ022-042030-
CROSS SOUND-
520 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING.
RAIN LATE.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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PKZ031-042030-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
520 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

UPDATED

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



$$

PKZ032-042030-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
520 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ033-042030-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
520 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



$$

PKZ034-042030-
FREDERICK SOUND-
520 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ035-042030-
SUMNER STRAIT-
520 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



$$

PKZ036-042030-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
520 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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