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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
622 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

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.

PKZ098-191400-
400 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A STORM FORCE FRONT ACROSS THE SOUTHERN GULF WILL MOVE NORTHWARD
THROUGH THE EASTERN GULF AND PANHANDLE THU NIGHT. BEHIND IT A
GALE FORCE FRONT WILL MOVE NORTH INTO THE EASTERN GULF AND
SOUTHERN PANHANDLE ON FRI.

$$

PKZ011-191400-
GLACIER BAY-
622 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW AND
RAIN LATE.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW AND RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN LATE.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ012-191400-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
622 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 55 KT
IN THE EVENING. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
7 FT. SNOW AND RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LATE.
.SAT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ013-191400-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
622 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING LATE. GUSTS TO 45 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW AND RAIN LATE.
.FRI...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN LATE.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ021-191400-
ICY STRAIT-
400 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. HIGHEST WINDS WEST OF POINT ADOLPHUS.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ022-191400-
CROSS SOUND-
400 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 55 KT
IN THE EVENING. SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT LATE. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 12
FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ031-191400-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
622 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 45 KT
OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING LATE. RAIN.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 45 KT
OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN LATE.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ032-191400-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING AND FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON AND TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ033-191400-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
622 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 5 FT. NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCE...SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 6
FT...EXCEPT 15 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 FT...EXCEPT 15 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 12 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ034-191400-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING AND FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 45 KT
OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT LATE. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ035-191400-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...
SEAS 11 FT BUILDING TO 13 FT LATE. RAIN.
.SAT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUN AND MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ036-191400-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
622 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 FT LATE. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE GALE TO 35 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 45 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT LATE. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...
SEAS 11 FT BUILDING TO 15 FT LATE. RAIN.
.SAT...SE GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT...EXCEPT 14 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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