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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
406 AM AKDT FRI MAR 24 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.

PKZ098-250330-
406 AM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW JUST WEST OF HAIDA GWAII WILL WEAKEN AND MOVE INLAND
THROUGH SATURDAY. ANOTHER LOW WILL MOVE INTO THE EASTERN GULF
SUNDAY.

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PKZ011-250330-
GLACIER BAY-
406 AM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ012-250330-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
406 AM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS MORNING AND LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT DECREASING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ013-250330-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
406 AM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT
OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ021-250330-
ICY STRAIT-
406 AM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ022-250330-
CROSS SOUND-
406 AM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ031-250330-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
406 AM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT DECREASING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ032-250330-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
406 AM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT BECOMING N 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ033-250330-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
406 AM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ034-250330-
FREDERICK SOUND-
406 AM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ035-250330-
SUMNER STRAIT-
406 AM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN. PATCHY
FOG LATE.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW IN THE MORNING. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ036-250330-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
406 AM AKDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT...HIGHEST NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY
FOG LATE. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
MORNING, THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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