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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
314 PM AKDT FRI APR 28 2017

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.

PKZ098-291545-
314 PM AKDT FRI APR 28 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK FRONT WILL LIFT NW ACROSS THE CENTRAL GULF INTO THE
NORTHERN GULF TONIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE PANHANDLE EXITS
NE. A MUCH STRONGER LOW WILL MOVE NE ACROSS HAIDA GWAII SAT
AFTERNOON, THEN E ACROSS THE CENTRAL BC COAST SAT NIGHT WHILE
WEAKENING RAPIDLY.

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PKZ011-291545-
GLACIER BAY-
314 PM AKDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING N 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS THEN
2 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ012-291545-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
314 PM AKDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT LATE.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
314 PM AKDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ021-291545-
ICY STRAIT-
314 PM AKDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG
LATE.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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CROSS SOUND-
314 PM AKDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE EVENING...THEN
INCREASING TO E 15 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. SW SWELL.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT.

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PKZ031-291545-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
314 PM AKDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ032-291545-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
314 PM AKDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
PATCHY FOG LATE.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ033-291545-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
314 PM AKDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT
5 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ034-291545-
FREDERICK SOUND-
314 PM AKDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
PATCHY FOG LATE.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ035-291545-
SUMNER STRAIT-
314 PM AKDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY
FOG LATE.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ036-291545-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
314 PM AKDT FRI APR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT, THEN
BECOMING E 15 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE. PATCHY FOG
LATE.
.SAT...NE WIND TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 5 FT. STRONGEST WINDS AND HIGHEST
SEAS OVER THE FAR SOUTH PART. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS
BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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