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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

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.

PKZ099-130100-
400 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR OUTSIDE WATERS...
A GALE FORCE LOW WILL TRACK NORTHWEST OVER THE NORTHERN GULF
TODAY AND WEAKEN FRIDAY NIGHT. THE ASSOCIATED WEATHER FRONT WILL
MOVE NORTH OVER THE PANHANDLE THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON. A SECOND
FRONT WILL APPROACH THE PANHANDLE FROM THE SOUTHWEST ON SATURDAY
NIGHT.

$$

PKZ041-130100-
DIXON ENTRANCE TO CAPE DECISION-
400 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 16 FT SUBSIDING TO 14 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 11 FT LATE.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
10 FT BUILDING TO 15 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

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PKZ042-130100-
CAPE DECISION TO CAPE EDGECUMBE-
400 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT SUBSIDING TO 16 FT. RAIN SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT. SW SWELL IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT
BUILDING TO 12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

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PKZ043-130100-
CAPE EDGECUMBE TO CAPE FAIRWEATHER-
400 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 19 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT LATE. SEAS 17 FT
SUBSIDING TO 12 FT LATE. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 10 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ051-130100-
CAPE FAIRWEATHER TO ICY CAPE-
400 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING SE 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 19
FT. RAIN SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 50 KT IN
THE EVENING. SEAS 18 FT SUBSIDING TO 12 FT LATE. RAIN SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 10 FT. S SWELL. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ052-130100-
ICY CAPE TO CAPE SUCKLING-
400 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
14 FT BUILDING TO 19 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING S AND DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 17 FT SUBSIDING TO 12 FT LATE. S SWELL LATE. RAIN SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 11 FT. S SWELL IN THE MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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