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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
925 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 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.

PKZ098-280030-
925 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A GALE FORCE LOW IN THE EASTERN GULF WILL MOVE INTO DIXON ENTRANCE
AROUND MIDNIGHT FRI NIGHT AND INTO WESTERN CANADA BY EARLY SAT
MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER BOTH THE CANADIAN YUKON AND
THE GULF THROUGH SAT.

$$

PKZ011-280030-
GLACIER BAY-
925 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ012-280030-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
925 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5
FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE AND WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ013-280030-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
925 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ021-280030-
ICY STRAIT-
925 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. HIGHEST WINDS WEST OF POINT
ADOLPHUS. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. HIGHEST WINDS WEST OF POINT ADOLPHUS. SEAS 4
FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ022-280030-
CROSS SOUND-
925 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 9
FT. SW SWELL.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 8 FT
SUBSIDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. W SWELL
IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ031-280030-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
925 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES...GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 40 KT
OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ032-280030-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
925 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE AND WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ033-280030-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
925 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4
FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. SW SWELL.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. W SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 9
FT SUBSIDING TO 7 FT LATE.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ034-280030-
FREDERICK SOUND-
925 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ035-280030-
SUMNER STRAIT-
925 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 4
FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 7
FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ036-280030-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
925 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON AND TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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