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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 9 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.

PKZ098-101400-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER NORTHWESTERN CANADA
THROUGH SUNDAY.

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PKZ011-101400-
GLACIER BAY-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ012-101400-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 45 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT. SEAS TO 14 FT...HIGHEST
OVER SOUTHERN PORTIONS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 40 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT...HIGHEST OVER
SOUTHERN PORTIONS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 45 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N GALE TO 40 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ013-101400-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 40 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT. SEAS 15 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ021-101400-
ICY STRAIT-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS TO 13 FT...HIGHEST OVER THE FAR EAST PART.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT...HIGHEST OVER THE FAR EAST
PART.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. STRONGEST WEST OF PT ADOLPHUS. SEAS 8
FT. HIGHEST EAST OF SISTERS LIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. STRONGEST WEST OF PT ADOLPHUS. SEAS 8 FT.
HIGHEST EAST OF SISTERS LIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ022-101400-
CROSS SOUND-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NE GALE TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ031-101400-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT...EXCEPT 60 KT OUT OF
INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS TO 14 FT...HIGHEST NORTHWEST OF AUKE BAY.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NORTHWEST OF AUKE
BAY. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 9 FT. HIGHEST NORTHWEST OF AUKE BAY AND VICINITY TAKU
INLET. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 9 FT.  HIGHEST NORTHWEST OF AUKE BAY AND VICINITY TAKU INLET.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ032-101400-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS TO 15 FT...HIGHEST
OVER NORTHERN PORTIONS.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS TO 13 FT...HIGHEST OVER
NORTHERN PORTIONS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT...HIGHEST OVER NORTHERN
PORTIONS. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT...HIGHEST OVER NORTHERN PORTIONS.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ033-101400-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING N 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.

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PKZ034-101400-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE GALE TO 35 KT. STRONGEST SOUTH OF CAPE FANSHAW.
GUSTS TO 50 KT...EXCEPT 65 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 7 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NE GALE TO 35 KT.  STRONGEST SOUTH OF CAPE FANSHAW. GUSTS TO
65 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 FT.
.TUE...NE GALE TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING
TO 5 FT LATE.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ035-101400-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY LATE.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 6
FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3
FT LATE.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ036-101400-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING AND SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT BY LATE EVENING.
SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 25 LT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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