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Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
303 AM AKDT Wed Sep 20 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.

PKZ098-210315-
303 AM AKDT Wed Sep 20 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A surface ridge will shift east across the gulf through Thursday
and displace a trough of low pressure over the southern panhandle
toward the south and east.

$$

PKZ011-210315-
Glacier Bay-
303 AM AKDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy fog early
in the morning.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy fog late.
.THU...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.
.FRI...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ012-210315-
Northern Lynn Canal-
303 AM AKDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt in the morning becoming light. Seas 3 ft in
the morning then 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt becoming N. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ013-210315-
Southern Lynn Canal-
303 AM AKDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy fog early in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog late.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt becoming N. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ021-210315-
Icy Strait-
303 AM AKDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy fog early
in the morning.
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog late.
.THU...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ022-210315-
Cross Sound-
303 AM AKDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...W wind increasing to 20 kt in the late afternoon. Seas 6
ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt diminishing in the evening. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...W wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 25 kt diminishing to 10 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ031-210315-
Stephens Passage-
303 AM AKDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog early in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog late.
.THU...NW wind 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft or less. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ032-210315-
Northern Chatham Strait-
303 AM AKDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog early in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy fog late.
.THU...N wind 10 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft or less. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ033-210315-
Southern Chatham Strait-
303 AM AKDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 5 ft near ocean
entrances. Patchy fog early in the morning.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy fog late.
.THU...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except
5 ft near ocean entrances. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ034-210315-
Frederick Sound-
303 AM AKDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog early in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog late.
.THU...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ035-210315-
Sumner Strait-
303 AM AKDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog early in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog late.
.THU...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ036-210315-
Clarence Strait-
303 AM AKDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog early in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog late.
.THU...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$



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