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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
342 AM AKST Sat Dec 10 2016

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.

PKZ098-110315-
342 AM AKST Sat Dec 10 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER NORTHWESTERN CANADA
THROUGH SUNDAY.

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PKZ011-110315-
GLACIER BAY-
342 AM AKST Sat Dec 10 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ012-110315-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
342 AM AKST Sat Dec 10 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 45 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT. SEAS 12 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 45 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT. SEAS 12 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N GALE TO 40 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ013-110315-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
342 AM AKST Sat Dec 10 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 11 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ021-110315-
ICY STRAIT-
342 AM AKST Sat Dec 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ022-110315-
CROSS SOUND-
342 AM AKST Sat Dec 10 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ031-110315-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
342 AM AKST Sat Dec 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ032-110315-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
342 AM AKST Sat Dec 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ033-110315-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
342 AM AKST Sat Dec 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ034-110315-
FREDERICK SOUND-
342 AM AKST Sat Dec 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NE GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NE GALE TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ035-110315-
SUMNER STRAIT-
342 AM AKST Sat Dec 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ036-110315-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
342 AM AKST Sat Dec 10 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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