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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

SOUTHEAST ALASKA COASTAL WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO
CAPE SUCKLING OUT 100 NM

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.

PKZ098-301600-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
FRONTAL TROUGHS WILL PASS OVER THE PANHANDLE THROUGH WEDNESDAY
NIGHT. A GALE FORCE FRONT WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE GULF THURSDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

$$

PKZ011-301600-
GLACIER BAY-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ012-301600-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...S WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ013-301600-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...S WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ021-301600-
ICY STRAIT-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ022-301600-
CROSS SOUND-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 7
FT. S SWELL. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. S SWELL. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ031-301600-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ032-301600-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...S WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ033-301600-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND INCREASING TO GALE 35 KT LATE. SEAS 7
FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ034-301600-
FREDERICK SOUND-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ035-301600-
SUMNER STRAIT-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ036-301600-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 5 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.THU...S WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 40 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES, SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT
LATE. RAIN LATE.
.FRI...SE GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 7 FT...EXCEPT
11 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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