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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 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.

PKZ098-200100-
400 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A GALE FORCE FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE SE GULF FRIDAY AND LIFT NW
INTO THE NORTHERN GULF FRI EVENING. ANOTHER GALE FORCE FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE LATE FRI NIGHT.

$$

PKZ011-200100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
SNOW AND RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ012-200100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT.
RAIN LATE.
.SAT...N GALE TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO GALE TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ013-200100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN LATE.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 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.

$$

PKZ021-200100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ022-200100-
CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
12 FT. SW SWELL. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN. SW SWELL.
.SAT...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ031-200100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS OUT
OF INTERIOR PASSES TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ032-200100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND TONIGHT...

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

$$

PKZ033-200100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 6
FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 14 FT SUBSIDING
TO 12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SW SWELL. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 7 FT. NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 15 FT SUBSIDING TO 12 FT LATE. RAIN.
.SAT...NE GALE TO 35 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES...SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ034-200100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ035-200100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS
BUILDING TO 13 FT IN THE MORNING SUBSIDING TO 11 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS
15 FT SUBSIDING TO 11 FT LATE. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHER GUSTS
NEAR THE OCEAN ENTRANCE AND OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6
FT...EXCEPT 9
FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ036-200100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES...SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT
BUILDING TO 9 FT LATE. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 12 FT BUILDING
TO 15 FT LATE. RAIN.
.SAT...SE GALE TO 45 KT DIMINISHING TO GALE TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 14 FT SUBSIDING TO 12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.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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