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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
316 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 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.

PKZ098-281745-
316 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE NE GULF WILL WEAKEN TONIGHT THEN
BE REPLACED BY A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING OVER THE INNER
CHANNELS FROM THE SOUTH THROUGH MONDAY. BOTH HIGHS WILL KEEP A
WEATHER FRONT OVER THE CENTRAL GULF WHICH WILL WEAKEN AS IT
MOVES NORTH THROUGH SUNDAY.

$$

PKZ011-281745-
GLACIER BAY-
316 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT,
THEN BECOMING NW 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SE 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ012-281745-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
316 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE EVENING, THEN BECOMING
NW 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT THEN SUBSIDING.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ013-281745-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
316 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SE 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ021-281745-
ICY STRAIT-
316 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SE 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.MON...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ022-281745-
CROSS SOUND-
316 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE EVENING, BECOMING E
15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING N 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ031-281745-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
316 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ032-281745-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
316 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ033-281745-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
316 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 FT
THEN SUBSIDING...EXCEPT 4 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ034-281745-
FREDERICK SOUND-
316 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 FT
THEN SUBSIDING.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ035-281745-
SUMNER STRAIT-
316 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SE 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ036-281745-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
316 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT THEN
SUBSIDING.
.SUN...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NW 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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