Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
000
FZAK51 PAJK 180053
CWFAJK

Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
353 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

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.

PKZ098-181800-
353 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A gale force low will track northward to around Haida Gwaii
through Friday but weaken as it nears Southeast Alaska. High
pressure will persist over NW Canada.

$$

PKZ011-181800-
Glacier Bay-
353 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ012-181800-
Northern Lynn Canal-
353 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...N gale to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ013-181800-
Southern Lynn Canal-
353 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt diminishing late. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ021-181800-
Icy Strait-
353 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...E wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ022-181800-
Cross Sound-
353 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. SE swell in the evening.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. SE swell in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 7 ft. SE swell in the
evening.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft. S swell.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...E wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ031-181800-
Stephens Passage-
353 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Gusts to 35 kt out of interior passes.
Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ032-181800-
Northern Chatham Strait-
353 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ033-181800-
Southern Chatham Strait-
353 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft, except 8 ft near ocean
entrances.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 11 ft near ocean
entrances.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 9 ft near ocean
entrances.
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 7 ft near ocean
entrances.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 7 ft near
ocean entrances.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt becoming SE. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ034-181800-
Frederick Sound-
353 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Gusts to 35 kt out of interior
passes. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ035-181800-
Sumner Strait-
353 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Out of interior passes, gusts to 40 kt.
Seas 5 ft. Rain early in the evening.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the morning. Seas
4 ft, except 6 ft near ocean entrances. Out of interior passes,
gusts to 40 kt.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Out of interior passes, gusts to
35 kt in the evening. Seas 2 ft, except 5 ft near ocean
entrances.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ036-181800-
Clarence Strait-
353 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Out of interior passes, gusts to 35 kt
late. Seas 5 ft. Rain in the evening.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Out of interior passes, gusts to 35 kt
in the morning. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt becoming NE 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.