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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
435 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 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.

PKZ098-260330-
435 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE PERSISTS OVER THE EASTERN GULF THROUGH
FRIDAY. A WEAK WEATHER FRONT MOVES EASTWARD AND DISSIPATES ACROSS
THE NORTHERN PANHANDLE THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

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PKZ011-260330-
GLACIER BAY-
435 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ012-260330-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
435 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

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

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ013-260330-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
435 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ021-260330-
ICY STRAIT-
435 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...W WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST
WINDS WEST OF POINT ADOLPHUS. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. STRONGEST WINDS WEST OF
POINT ADOLPHUS. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ022-260330-
CROSS SOUND-
435 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

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

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. S SWELL.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT. S
SWELL.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. S SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ031-260330-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
435 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
STRONGEST WINDS SOUTH SIDE OF DOUGLAS ISLAND. SEAS BUILDING TO 3
FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT LATE. STRONGEST WINDS SOUTH
SIDE OF DOUGLAS ISLAND. SEAS 3 FT THEN SUBSIDING.
.FRI...NW WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ032-260330-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
435 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
STRONGEST WINDS NEAR ICY STRAIT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT LATE. STRONGEST WINDS
NEAR ICY STRAIT. SEAS 3 FT THEN SUBSIDING.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ033-260330-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
435 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. HIGHER GUSTS NEAR THE OCEAN
ENTRANCE. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. HIGHER GUSTS NEAR THE OCEAN ENTRANCE.
SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING W 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ034-260330-
FREDERICK SOUND-
435 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SW 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS
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PKZ035-260330-
SUMNER STRAIT-
435 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT. HIGHER GUSTS NEAR THE OCEAN ENTRANCE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. HIGHER GUSTS NEAR THE OCEAN ENTRANCE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING W 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ036-260330-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
435 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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