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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
1006 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 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.

PKZ098-180100-
1006 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN GULF WILL WEAKEN WED AS A NEW
FRONT MOVES IN FROM THE WEST. A GALE FORCE LOW WILL DEVELOP TO
975 MB OVER THE CENTRAL GULF ON THU WITH THE ASSOCIATED FRONT
MOVING ONTO THE EASTERN GULF COAST EARLY FRI.

$$

PKZ011-180100-
GLACIER BAY-
1006 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ012-180100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1006 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ013-180100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1006 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ021-180100-
ICY STRAIT-
1006 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT
BUILDING TO 4 FT LATE.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ022-180100-
CROSS SOUND-
1006 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO
5 FT LATE. RAIN LATE.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SW SWELL.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ031-180100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
1006 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ032-180100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1006 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ033-180100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1006 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE. RAIN LATE.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HIGHEST SEAS NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCE.
RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HIGHEST SEAS NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCE. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ034-180100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
1006 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ035-180100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
1006 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ036-180100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
1006 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TODAY...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SE GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 7 FT. NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES...SEAS BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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