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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 13 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.

PKZ098-140100-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A FRONT OVER THE SOUTH CENTRAL GULF WILL MOVE OVER THE PANHANDLE
ON SATURDAY NIGHT. A DEVELOPING GALE FORCE LOW WILL APPROACH THE
SOUTHERN OUTER COAST FROM THE SOUTHWEST ON SUNDAY.

$$

PKZ011-140100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

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

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PKZ012-140100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN AND SNOW LATE.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ013-140100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ021-140100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ022-140100-
CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. S SWELL IN THE MORNING. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. S SWELL. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ031-140100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE AND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ032-140100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ033-140100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ034-140100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ035-140100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ036-140100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.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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