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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
723 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 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.

PKZ098-010415-
723 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A GALE FORCE LOW IN THE NORTHERN GULF WILL TRACK TO THE EASTERN
GULF COAST THIS EVENING. THE LOW WILL BEGIN TO WEAKEN TUESDAY
NIGHT THEN MOVE TO THE WEST THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

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PKZ011-010415-
GLACIER BAY-
723 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW IN THE EVENING.
FREEZING SPRAY LATE.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.THU...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.



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PKZ012-010415-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
723 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

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

.TODAY...N WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
SNOW IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY LATE.
.WED...N GALE TO 40 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY
IN THE MORNING. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N STORM FORCE WIND TO 50 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT.
SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N STORM FORCE WIND TO 60 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...N STORM FORCE WIND TO 55 KT DIMINISHING TO GALE TO
45 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT.



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PKZ013-010415-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
723 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW.
.WED...N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 7 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF
INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.THU...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.



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PKZ021-010415-
ICY STRAIT-
723 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.THU...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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PKZ022-010415-
CROSS SOUND-
723 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING. GUSTS
TO 50 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. SNOW IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.THU...NE STORM FORCE WIND TO 50 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



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PKZ031-010415-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
723 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW.
.WED...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT OUT OF
INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.THU...N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.



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PKZ032-010415-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
723 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW.
.THU...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...N GALE TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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PKZ033-010415-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
723 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 12 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. SNOW.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT SHIFTING N LATE. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW.
.THU...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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PKZ034-010415-
FREDERICK SOUND-
723 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SNOW.
.THU...SE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.



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PKZ035-010415-
SUMNER STRAIT-
723 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT BECOMING NE. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



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PKZ036-010415-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
723 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW
AND RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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