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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
1111 AM AKST MON FEB 8 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.

PKZ098-090400-
1111 AM AKST MON FEB 8 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A 998 MB LOW OFF CAPE DECISION WILL RAPIDLY DISSIPATE JUST OFF
OCEAN CAPE LATE TONIGHT. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL RAPIDLY
MOVE OVER THE EASTERN GULF TUE MORNING. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
WILL MOVE OVER THE PANHANDLE FROM THE S TUE NIGHT.

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PKZ011-090400-
GLACIER BAY-
1111 AM AKST MON FEB 8 2016

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WIND 10 KT...INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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PKZ012-090400-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1111 AM AKST MON FEB 8 2016

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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PKZ013-090400-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1111 AM AKST MON FEB 8 2016

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ021-090400-
ICY STRAIT-
1111 AM AKST MON FEB 8 2016

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ022-090400-
CROSS SOUND-
1111 AM AKST MON FEB 8 2016

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...E WIND 25 KT BECOMING NE. SEAS 15 FT. SW SWELL.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 16 FT SUBSIDING TO
12 FT LATE. RAIN.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.



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PKZ031-090400-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
1111 AM AKST MON FEB 8 2016

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. HIGHER GUSTS SOUTH
SIDE OF DOUGLAS ISLAND. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ032-090400-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1111 AM AKST MON FEB 8 2016

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ033-090400-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1111 AM AKST MON FEB 8 2016

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHERN HALF...SE WIND 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45
KT. SEAS 9 BUILDING TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
NORTHERN HALF...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT. SOUTHERN HALF...SW SWELL. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 15 FT
SUBSIDING TO 11 FT LATE. HIGHEST SEAS NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.TUE...NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. SW SWELL IN THE MORNING.
RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ034-090400-
FREDERICK SOUND-
1111 AM AKST MON FEB 8 2016

UPDATED

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

.REST OF TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ035-090400-
SUMNER STRAIT-
1111 AM AKST MON FEB 8 2016

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 9 FT
SUBSIDING TO 6 FT LATE. RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES...SEAS 9 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ036-090400-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
1111 AM AKST MON FEB 8 2016

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SE WIND 45 KT WITH GUSTS TO 60 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 35 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST WINDS NORTHERN HALF.
SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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