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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
1022 AM AKST MON DEC 22 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.

PKZ098-231330-
1022 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A FRONTAL TROUGH OVER THE PANHANDLE WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN AND SHIFT
TO THE NORTH THROUGH MONDAY WHILE A BROAD RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
FORMS OVER THE INNER CHANNELS. A STRONG DEVELOPING GALE FORCE
LOW WILL MOVE NORTHEAST AND OVER PRINCE OF WALES ISLAND TUESDAY.


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PKZ011-231330-
GLACIER BAY-
1022 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N IN THE EVENING AND INCREASING
TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ012-231330-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1022 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

UPDATED

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

.REST OF TODAY...S WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N IN THE EVENING AND INCREASING TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 6 FT LATE.
.TUE...N GALE TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ013-231330-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1022 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N IN THE EVENING AND INCREASING TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE.
.TUE...N GALE TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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PKZ021-231330-
ICY STRAIT-
1022 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ022-231330-
CROSS SOUND-
1022 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT. SW SWELL IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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PKZ031-231330-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
1022 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT BY THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N IN THE EVENING AND INCREASING
TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ032-231330-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1022 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT BY THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N IN THE EVENING AND INCREASING
TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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PKZ033-231330-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1022 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE IN THE EVENING AND INCREASING
TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN
LATE.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ034-231330-
FREDERICK SOUND-
1022 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 25 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT
OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS
5 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ035-231330-
SUMNER STRAIT-
1022 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN LATE.
.TUE...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ036-231330-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
1022 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT
BUILDING TO 7 FT LATE. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO
11 FT LATE. RAIN LATE.
.TUE...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS
13 FT BUILDING TO 15 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT...EXCEPT 15 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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