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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
339 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

SOUTHEAST ALASKA COASTAL WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO
CAPE SUCKLING OUT 100 NM

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.

PKZ098-250445-
339 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL GULF WILL SHIFT TO THE WESTERN
GULF FRIDAY NIGHT THEN PERSIST INTO SUNDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL
DEVELOP OVER THE NORTHERN GULF COAST FRIDAY NIGHT THEN TRACK SE
ACROSS THE PANHANDLE THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

$$

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GLACIER BAY-
339 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
339 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN
AND SNOW.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
339 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW.
.SAT...N WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

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ICY STRAIT-
339 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING W 20 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4
FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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CROSS SOUND-
339 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. S SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. S SWELL.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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STEPHENS PASSAGE-
339 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
339 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN LATE.
.SAT...N WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 FT.

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SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
339 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES, SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SW 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT. NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES, SEAS 6 FT. RAIN LATE.
.SAT...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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FREDERICK SOUND-
339 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LATE.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 FT.

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SUMNER STRAIT-
339 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SW 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
RAIN LATE.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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CLARENCE STRAIT-
339 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN
LATE.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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