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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
1030 AM AKDT THU SEP 3 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.

PKZ098-040315-
1030 AM AKDT THU SEP 3 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH OVER THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE AND HIGH
PRESSURE OVER THE CANADIAN YUKON WILL WEAKEN THROUGH THU. A
WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL GULF BY LATE THU NIGHT
THEN INTO THE EASTERN GULF FRI.

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PKZ011-040315-
GLACIER BAY-
1030 AM AKDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.



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PKZ012-040315-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1030 AM AKDT THU SEP 3 2015

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT SUBSIDING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
LESS. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.



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PKZ013-040315-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1030 AM AKDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.



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PKZ021-040315-
ICY STRAIT-
1030 AM AKDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.



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PKZ022-040315-
CROSS SOUND-
1030 AM AKDT THU SEP 3 2015

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...E WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING E 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ031-040315-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
1030 AM AKDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE...STRONGEST SOUTH
OF DOUGLAS ISLAND. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 FT LATE.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.



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PKZ032-040315-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1030 AM AKDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.



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PKZ033-040315-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1030 AM AKDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.



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PKZ034-040315-
FREDERICK SOUND-
1030 AM AKDT THU SEP 3 2015

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.



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PKZ035-040315-
SUMNER STRAIT-
1030 AM AKDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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PKZ036-040315-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
1030 AM AKDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



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