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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

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.

PKZ098-310100-
400 AM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL EXIT EAST AWAY FROM HAIDA GWAII
FRIDAY AFTERNOON. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD OVER
NORTHWESTERN CANADA THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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PKZ011-310100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ012-310100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT BUILDING TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 40 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT LATE. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...N STORM FORCE WIND TO 55 KT. SEAS 131 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N STORM FORCE WIND TO 55 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N STORM FORCE WIND TO 55 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ013-310100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT
BUILDING TO 8 FT LATE.
.SAT...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ021-310100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT
BUILDING TO 6 FT LATE.
.SAT...NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ022-310100-
CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT
BUILDING TO 6 FT LATE.
.SAT...NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ031-310100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 50 KT
OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...N GALE TO 40 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 45 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 60 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 45 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ032-310100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY
1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ033-310100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ034-310100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 40
KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 3 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY
1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 50 KT
OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ035-310100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ036-310100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1
NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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