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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKST SAT DEC 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.

PKZ098-210100-
400 AM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A GALE FORCE FRONT AND AN ASSOCIATED LOW CENTER WILL MOVE NORTH
ACROSS THE EASTERN GULF THROUGH SATURDAY THEN CONTINUE TOWARDS
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND BY SUNDAY MORNING.

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PKZ011-210100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT. SNOW IN THE MORNING. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ012-210100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 5 FT LATE. RAIN.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ013-210100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE LATE MORNING. SEAS
4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 FT LATE. RAIN.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ021-210100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON. SEAS 6
FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ022-210100-
CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. HIGHER GUSTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 11 FT.
SW SWELL. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SW SWELL IN THE MORNING. RAIN
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SW SWELL. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ031-210100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES...GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ032-210100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT...STRONGEST WINDS NEAR HAWK INLET...BECOMING
SE 20 KT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ033-210100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON...HIGHER
GUSTS NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCE. SEAS 6 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS
15 FT SUBSIDING TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SW SWELL. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ034-210100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING E 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ035-210100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7
FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS
14 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SW SWELL. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ036-210100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 11 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT...
EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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