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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKDT TUE JUL 22 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.

PKZ098-230100-
400 AM AKDT TUE JUL 22 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE EASTERN GULF
TODAY THEN WILL WEAKEN AS IT MOVES SLOWLY EASTWARD TONIGHT. A
WEAK LOW WILL DEVELOP IN THE WESTERN GULF ON WED.

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PKZ011-230100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY
FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.WED THROUGH SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ012-230100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
PATCHY FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ013-230100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
PATCHY FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU THROUGH SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ021-230100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING W 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT LATE. PATCHY FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS
LATE.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ022-230100-
CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
PATCHY FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ031-230100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO N 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
PATCHY FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ032-230100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG
WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.WED THROUGH THU...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ033-230100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG
WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.WED...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI AND SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ034-230100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING THEN DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS
3 FT. PATCHY FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.WED THROUGH THU...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ035-230100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG
WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ036-230100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...NW WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG WITH
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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