Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZAK51 PAJK 270032
CWFAJK

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

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.

PKZ098-271400-
400 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRUSH THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE
LATE MON INTO TUE AS AN ARCTIC FRONT STALLS OVER THE NORTHERN
PANHANDLE. LATE ON TUE A NEW LOW WILL ENTER THE GULF FROM THE
SOUTHWEST AND PERSIST THROUGH WED.

$$

PKZ011-271400-
GLACIER BAY-
400 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 FT LATE.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SOUTHERN
PORTION...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ012-271400-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 FT LATE.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ013-271400-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N AND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ021-271400-
ICY STRAIT-
400 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT...THEN DIMINISHING LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING
TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ022-271400-
CROSS SOUND-
400 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT
BUILDING TO 6 FT LATE.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ031-271400-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES...
GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT OR
LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ032-271400-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE. RAIN LATE.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ033-271400-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT LATE. RAIN LATE.
.WED...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ034-271400-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ035-271400-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ036-271400-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT LATE. RAIN LATE.
.WED...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$








USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.