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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
304 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

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.

PKZ098-191630-
304 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW SOUTHWEST OF BARANOF ISLAND CONTINUES TO TRACK NORTH ALONG
THE COAST THEN MOVES INLAND OVER THE PANHANDLE LATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE YUKON THROUGH FRIDAY WITH
INCREASING NORTHERLY AND OUTFLOW WINDS.

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PKZ011-191630-
GLACIER BAY-
304 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 25 KT LATE. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ012-191630-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
304 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 30 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY LATE.
.FRI...N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ013-191630-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
304 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ021-191630-
ICY STRAIT-
304 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING W 30 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING
TO 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ022-191630-
CROSS SOUND-
304 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING W 30 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT
BUILDING TO 9 FT LATE. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 FT.
SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ031-191630-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
304 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. NORTH OF TAKU INLET...N WIND 10 KT
BECOMING SE 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS 55 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ032-191630-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
304 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING THEN
BECOMING SW 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ033-191630-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
304 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING W 15 KT LATE. HIGHER GUSTS NEAR
THE OCEAN ENTRANCE. SEAS 5 FT... EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHER GUSTS NEAR
THE OCEAN ENTRANCE. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW LATE.  HIGHER GUSTS NEAR
THE OCEAN ENTRANCE IN THE EVENING .SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 11
FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ034-191630-
FREDERICK SOUND-
304 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ035-191630-
SUMNER STRAIT-
304 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5
FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 5 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ036-191630-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
304 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING... THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.THU...W WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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