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Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
420 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 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.

PKZ098-160330-
420 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A gale force front will enter the central gulf Friday afternoon
and reach the outer coast late Friday night. The front will
weaken over land on Saturday.

$$

PKZ011-160330-
Glacier Bay-
420 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain and snow showers early in
the morning, then scattered rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain and
snow.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain and snow in the morning,
then rain and snow showers in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain
and snow showers.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ012-160330-
Northern Lynn Canal-
420 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Gusts to 35 kt early in the morning. Seas 4 ft. Scattered rain and
snow showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt late. Seas 5 ft. Rain and
snow.
.SAT...S wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain and
snow in the morning, then rain and snow showers in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S gale to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain and snow
showers.
.SUN...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ013-160330-
Southern Lynn Canal-
420 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
4 ft. Rain showers early in the morning, then scattered rain
showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt late. Seas 6 ft.
Rain in the evening, then rain and snow late.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. Gusts to 40 kt in the morning. Seas
5 ft. Snow in the morning. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ021-160330-
Icy Strait-
420 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers early in the
morning, then scattered rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt late. Seas 5 ft.
Rain.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft. Rain in the morning, then rain showers in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ022-160330-
Cross Sound-
420 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW wind 20 kt becoming E 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9
ft. Rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms early in the
morning, then scattered rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 12 ft.
Rain in the morning, then rain showers in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUN...S wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ031-160330-
Stephens Passage-
420 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers early in the
morning, then scattered rain showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt late. Seas 5 ft.
Snow and scattered rain showers in the evening, then rain and
snow late.
.SAT...SE wind 30 kt becoming S 20 kt in the afternoon.
Gusts to 45 kt out of interior passes. Seas 5 ft. Snow in the
morning. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.SUN...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt becoming N. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ032-160330-
Northern Chatham Strait-
420 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

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

.TODAY...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers early in the
morning, then scattered rain showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.SAT...SE wind 30 kt becoming S 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
5 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Scattered rain and
snow showers.
.SUN...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt becoming NE. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ033-160330-
Southern Chatham Strait-
420 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

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

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 10 ft near ocean
entrances. Rain showers early in the morning, then isolated rain
showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft, except 11 ft near ocean
entrances. Rain.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft, except 13 ft near ocean entrances. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft, except
12 ft near ocean entrances. Scattered rain and snow showers.
.SUN...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ034-160330-
Frederick Sound-
420 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers early in the
morning, then scattered rain showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt late. Gusts to 40 kt
out of interior passes. Seas 5 ft. Chance of rain in the evening,
then rain late.
.SAT...SE wind 30 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
6 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Scattered rain and
snow showers.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ035-160330-
Sumner Strait-
420 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the morning. Seas 4 ft.
Showers early in the morning, then isolated showers in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt late. Out of
interior passes, gusts to 40 kt late. Seas 5 ft, except 7 ft near
ocean entrances. Rain.
.SAT...S wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft, except 8 ft
near ocean entrances. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft, except 8 ft near
ocean entrances. Rain showers.
.SUN...SW wind 25 kt becoming S 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...S wind 15 kt becoming E. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ036-160330-
Clarence Strait-
420 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers early in the
morning, then scattered rain showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt late. Out of
interior passes, gusts to 40 kt late. Seas 6 ft. Chance of rain
in the evening, then rain late.
.SAT...SE gale to 35 kt. Gusts to 40 kt out of interior
passes. Seas 7 ft, except 11 ft near ocean entrances. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt out of interior
passes. Seas 5 ft, except 10 ft near ocean entrances. Scattered
rain showers.
.SUN...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$



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