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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
246 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEAS FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ099-221800-
246 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR OUTSIDE WATERS...
A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH ALONG THE OUTER COAST OF SE AK WILL SLOWLY
WEAKEN TUESDAY EVENING. A LOW MOVING INTO THE NORTHERN GULF
EARLY WEDNESDAY WILL TRACK SOUTHEASTWARD ALONG THE PANHANDLE
COAST WHILE WEAKENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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PKZ041-221800-
DIXON ENTRANCE TO CAPE DECISION-
246 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 FT LATE. W SWELL
LATE. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. W SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 10 KT LATE. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ042-221800-
CAPE DECISION TO CAPE EDGECUMBE-
246 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 FT LATE. W SWELL
LATE. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. W SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 7 FT. W SWELL LATE.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING W. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ043-221800-
CAPE EDGECUMBE TO CAPE FAIRWEATHER-
246 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 FT LATE. W SWELL.
.WED...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT. W SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. W SWELL.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. W SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. W SWELL.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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CAPE FAIRWEATHER TO ICY CAPE-
246 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. W SWELL.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SW
SWELL.
.THU..VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SW SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SW SWELL.
.FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ052-221800-
ICY CAPE TO CAPE SUCKLING-
246 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. W SWELL EARLY IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO NE 10 KT LATE. SEAS 11
FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. SW SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SW SWELL.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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