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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

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.

PKZ099-271400-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR OUTSIDE 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.

$$

PKZ041-271400-
DIXON ENTRANCE TO CAPE DECISION-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN
BECOMING NW 40 KT LATE. SEAS 11 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT IN THE
EVENING. RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
12 FT SUBSIDING TO 10 FT LATE. W SWELL.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. W SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

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PKZ042-271400-
CAPE DECISION TO CAPE EDGECUMBE-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND INCREASING TO SW 25 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN
BECOMING NW 35 KT LATE. SEAS 10 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT IN THE EVENING.
RAIN DIMINISHING IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
11 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 FT LATE. W SWELL.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. W SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ043-271400-
CAPE EDGECUMBE TO CAPE FAIRWEATHER-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN
INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT BECOMING N 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 9 FT
SUBSIDING TO 7 FT LATE. W SWELL.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. W SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ051-271400-
CAPE FAIRWEATHER TO ICY CAPE-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 11 FT
SUBSIDING TO 9 FT LATE. RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 9 FT. W SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT.
SW SWELL.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SW SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ052-271400-
ICY CAPE TO CAPE SUCKLING-
400 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS
11 FT SUBSIDING TO 9 FT LATE. SW SWELL.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. SW SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
SW SWELL.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

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