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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
325 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 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.

PKZ098-241700-
325 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
REMNANTS OF A LOW CURRENTLY OVER THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE WILL
DRIFT TO THE EAST THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING. A RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE GULF BEHIND THE LOW. A WEAK WEATHER
FRONT PASSES THROUGH THE YAKUTAT AREA WEDNESDAY AND THEN INTO
THE NORTHERN PANHANDLE THURSDAY.

$$

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GLACIER BAY-
325 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

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NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
325 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

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SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
325 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

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ICY STRAIT-
325 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

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CROSS SOUND-
325 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING LATE. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 10
FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. S SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

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STEPHENS PASSAGE-
325 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE EARLY EVENING THEN
DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

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NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
325 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING IN THE EVENING...STRONGEST
WINDS OVER SOUTHERN HALF. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

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SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
325 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 9
FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

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FREDERICK SOUND-
325 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

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SUMNER STRAIT-
325 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

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CLARENCE STRAIT-
325 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING, THEN
DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$



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