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Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
420 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

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.

PKZ098-230330-
420 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A gale force low will cross the northern Gulf on Thursday. A
ridge of high pressure will build in from the west behind the
low. Another front will approach the panhandle from the west
late Saturday.

$$

PKZ011-230330-
Glacier Bay-
420 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...Light winds becoming SE 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less then
4 ft. Rain and snow in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the evening. Seas
4 ft. Snow and rain in the evening.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt becoming N. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 15 kt becoming light. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ012-230330-
Northern Lynn Canal-
420 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...GALE WARNING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt becoming S 15 kt in the morning and then
increasing to 35 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to 50 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft building to 7 ft in the afternoon. Rain with
snow in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 35 kt diminishing to 10 kt late. Seas 7 ft
subsiding to 2 ft late. Snow and rain.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ013-230330-
Southern Lynn Canal-
420 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...GALE WARNING THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Light winds becoming S in the morning and increasing to
35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft building to 7 ft in the
afternoon. Rain and snow in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt late. Gusts to 45 kt
in the evening. Seas 5 ft. Snow and rain.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt out of interior
passes. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...Light winds becoming N 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less then
2 ft.

$$

PKZ021-230330-
Icy Strait-
420 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.TODAY...SE wind 10 kt increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft building to 5 ft. Rain and snow in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt late. Seas 6 ft.
Rain and snow.
.FRI...W wind 10 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft or
less.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt becoming E. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ022-230330-
Cross Sound-
420 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 10 kt becoming SW 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4
ft. Rain in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain and snow in the
evening, then rain late.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt becoming NE 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
10 ft. SW swell.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft. SW swell.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt becoming W 10 kt. Seas 8 ft building to
13 ft.
.SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...Light winds becoming W 10 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ031-230330-
Stephens Passage-
420 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt becoming S 25 kt in the afternoon. Gusts
to 45 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 ft. Snow and rain in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt late. Gusts to 45 kt
near Young Bay. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 4 ft late. Rain in the
evening. Snow. Rain late.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow showers and rain showers
in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Gusts to 40 kt out of interior
passes. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...S wind 15 kt becoming N. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ032-230330-
Northern Chatham Strait-
420 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.TODAY...S wind 15 kt increasing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Gusts
to 45 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft building to 6 ft in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt diminishing to 15 kt late. Seas 6 ft
subsiding to 3 ft late. Rain and snow in the evening, then snow
late.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft or
less. Rain and snow showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 kt becoming SE. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ033-230330-
Southern Chatham Strait-
420 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Light winds becoming S 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less then
4 ft. Near ocean entrances, seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft, except 6 ft near ocean
entrances. Rain in the evening.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft,
except 11 ft near ocean entrances.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 11 ft
near ocean entrances.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 15 kt becoming light. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ034-230330-
Frederick Sound-
420 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt becoming S 25 kt in the afternoon. Out of
interior passes, gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt late. Seas 5 ft.
Rain and snow in the evening, then snow late.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt becoming SW. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 15 kt becoming NE. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ035-230330-
Sumner Strait-
420 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Light winds becoming E 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the
afternoon. Seas building to 4 ft. Rain in the morning. Snow.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt late. Gusts to 40
kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain and snow in the evening.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 7 ft near ocean
entrances.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 6 ft near
ocean entrances.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt becoming W. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt becoming light. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ036-230330-
Clarence Strait-
420 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SE wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
building to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt diminishing to 20 kt late. Seas 5 ft.
Rain with snow in the evening, then rain late.
.FRI...SE wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 ft, except 7 ft near ocean entrances.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 7 ft near ocean
entrances.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt becoming NW. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$



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