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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
414 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 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.

PKZ098-050345-
414 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW IN THE NORTHERN GULF WILL TRACK SOUTHEAST TO A LOCATION
WEST OF VANCOUVER ISLAND BY MONDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
CONTINUE TO BUILD OVER NORTHWEST CANADA.

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PKZ011-050345-
GLACIER BAY-
414 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ012-050345-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
414 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 60 KT. SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 45 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...N GALE TO 45 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ013-050345-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
414 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT. OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES...GUSTS TO 45 KT.
SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ021-050345-
ICY STRAIT-
414 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT BUILDING TO 6 FT. SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY LATE.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ022-050345-
CROSS SOUND-
414 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
12 FT. SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY LATE.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ031-050345-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
414 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...GALE WARNING THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT SHIFTING TO THE N IN THE MORNING...THEN
INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES...GUSTS INCREASING TO TO 60 KT. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 5
FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT...EXCEPT 60 KT OUT OF
INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT...EXCEPT 55 KT OUT OF
INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT...EXCEPT 55 KT OUT
OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ032-050345-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
414 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT SHIFTING TO THE N IN THE MORNING...THEN
INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT.
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ033-050345-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
414 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ034-050345-
FREDERICK SOUND-
414 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT. SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ035-050345-
SUMNER STRAIT-
414 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES...GUSTS TO 45 KT
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ036-050345-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
414 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N LATE. HIGHER GUSTS OUT OF
INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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