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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 23 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.

PKZ098-240100-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 23 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK TROUGH OVER THE CENTRAL PANHANDLE WILL SHIFT SE OF THE
AREA THROUGH SAT AFTERNOON. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL
REBUILD OVER THE EASTERN GULF BEHIND THE TROUGH THEN OVER THE
PANHANDLE BY SUN. A FRONT THEN MOVES INTO THE EASTERN GULF FROM
THE WEST SUN.

$$

PKZ011-240100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ012-240100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3
FT.
.SUN...S WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ013-240100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ021-240100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ022-240100-
CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ031-240100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.SUN...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ032-240100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
PATCHY FOG LATE.
.SUN...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ033-240100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.TODAY...NW WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG
LATE.
.SUN...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ034-240100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
PATCHY FOG LATE.
.SUN...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ035-240100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.TODAY...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. PATCHY
FOG LATE.
.SUN...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ036-240100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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