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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
1201 AM AKST MON DEC 29 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.

PKZ098-300315-
1201 AM AKST MON DEC 29 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE YUKON WILL SLOWLY SHIFT SOUTH INTO
BRITISH COLUMBIA TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY. A GALE FORCE FRONT WILL
DRIFT INTO THE EASTERN GULF FROM THE WEST ON MONDAY...THEN
WEAKEN AS IT PROGRESSES EAST TUESDAY.

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PKZ011-300315-
GLACIER BAY-
1201 AM AKST MON DEC 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



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PKZ012-300315-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1201 AM AKST MON DEC 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 6
FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 15 KT LATE. SEAS TO 3 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU AND FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



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PKZ013-300315-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
1201 AM AKST MON DEC 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT LATE.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU AND FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



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PKZ021-300315-
ICY STRAIT-
1201 AM AKST MON DEC 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



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PKZ022-300315-
CROSS SOUND-
1201 AM AKST MON DEC 29 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.



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PKZ031-300315-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
1201 AM AKST MON DEC 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES AND
ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF DOUGLAS ISLAND. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 40 KT
OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



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PKZ032-300315-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1201 AM AKST MON DEC 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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PKZ033-300315-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
1201 AM AKST MON DEC 29 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. WIND GUSTS TO 35 KT NEAR THE OCEAN
ENTRANCE. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU AND FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ034-300315-
FREDERICK SOUND-
1201 AM AKST MON DEC 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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PKZ035-300315-
SUMNER STRAIT-
1201 AM AKST MON DEC 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. STRONGEST WINDS OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
STRONGEST WINDS OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ036-300315-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
1201 AM AKST MON DEC 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. STRONGEST WINDS NEAR THE OCEAN
ENTRANCE AND OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU AND FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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