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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
330 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 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.

PKZ098-291530-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW OVER THE CENTRAL GULF WILL MOVE N TOWARD PRINCE WILLIAM
SOUND TUESDAY NIGHT. FRONTAL TROUGHS WILL PASS OVER THE
PANHANDLE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
OVER THE EASTERN GULF WEDNESDAY NIGHT. OUTLOOK. A GALE FORCE
FRONT WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE GULF THURSDAY.

$$

PKZ011-291530-
GLACIER BAY-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS
LATE.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ012-291530-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS LATE.
.WED...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ013-291530-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ021-291530-
ICY STRAIT-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ022-291530-
CROSS SOUND-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 9 FT.
SW SWELL. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. SW SWELL. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SW SWELL. RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ031-291530-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ032-291530-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ033-291530-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 9
FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ034-291530-
FREDERICK SOUND-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS LATE.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ035-291530-
SUMNER STRAIT-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS LATE.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ036-291530-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS LATE.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$


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