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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
339 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

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.

PKZ098-180415-
339 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A DEVELOPING GALE FORCE LOW WEST OF VANCOUVER ISLAND WILL MOVE
NORTH TO A LOCATION WEST OF PRINCE OF WALES ISLAND BY WEDNESDAY
MORNING.

$$

PKZ011-180415-
GLACIER BAY-
339 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ012-180415-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
339 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ013-180415-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
339 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN
AND SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4
FT. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ021-180415-
ICY STRAIT-
339 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ022-180415-
CROSS SOUND-
339 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY DUE TO SEAS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10
FT SUBSIDING. S SWELL.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. S SWELL.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ031-180415-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
339 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN LATE.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT. SNOW IN THE MORNING. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ032-180415-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
339 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ033-180415-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
339 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN LATE.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT
10 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ034-180415-
FREDERICK SOUND-
339 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN LATE.
.WED...SE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ035-180415-
SUMNER STRAIT-
339 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING E. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ036-180415-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
339 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6
FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.WED...SE GALE TO 40 KT BECOMING S 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 55 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 FT.

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