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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
413 AM AKST THU JAN 19 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.

PKZ098-200100-
413 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW OVER THE NORTHERN COAST MOUNTAINS WILL CONTINUE NORTHWARD
INTO CANADA EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
OVER THE YUKON THROUGH FRIDAY WITH INCREASING NORTHERLY AND
OUTFLOW WINDS.

$$

PKZ011-200100-
GLACIER BAY-
413 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 20 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ012-200100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
413 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON AND LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 25 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT. SNOW SHOWERS...MIXED WITH RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 30 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 45 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY LATE.
.FRI...N GALE TO 40 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT. SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO
12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N GALE TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ013-200100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
413 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE MORNING.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING. GUSTS TO 50 KT.
SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHEST SEAS OVER
THE FAR SOUTH PART.
.FRI NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS TO 13
FT...HIGHEST OVER THE FAR SOUTH PART. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT...HIGHEST OVER THE FAR SOUTH
PART.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ021-200100-
ICY STRAIT-
413 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 45 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING. STRONGEST WINDS WEST OF POINT
ADOLPHUS. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHEST SEAS OVER THE FAR EAST PART.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT...HIGHEST OVER THE FAR EAST
PART.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ022-200100-
CROSS SOUND-
413 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...E GALE TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ031-200100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
413 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 50 KT. SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHEST
SEAS OVER THE FAR NORTH PART.
.FRI NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT...EXCEPT 65 KT
OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 13 FT...HIGHEST OVER THE FAR NORTH
PART.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT...HIGHEST OVER THE FAR NORTH
PART.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ032-200100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
413 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT BY AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT
BUILDING TO 13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHEST SEAS OVER THE NORTH
HALF.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS TO 13 FT...HIGHEST
OVER THE NORTH HALF.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT...HIGHEST OVER THE NORTH HALF.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ033-200100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
413 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING DIMINISHING TO 15 KT.
HIGHER GUSTS NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...GUSTS
TO 40 KT IN THE EARLY MORNING. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ034-200100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
413 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT EARLY IN THE
MORNING AND BECOMING W...THEN BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT...EXCEPT 70 KT OUT
OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ035-200100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
413 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING DIMINISHING TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT...EXCEPT 5 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ036-200100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
413 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING LIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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