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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
915 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

SOUTHEAST ALASKA INSIDE WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO SKAGWAY

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.

PKZ098-281400-
915 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE PANHANDLE WILL PERSIST BUT
SHARPEN AS A LOW CROSSING THE ALASKA PENINSULA PUSHES INTO THE
CENTRAL GULF BY THU.

$$

PKZ011-281400-
GLACIER BAY-
915 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.THU...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT AND SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ012-281400-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
915 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT LATE.
.THU...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ013-281400-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
915 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.THU...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN AND MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ021-281400-
ICY STRAIT-
915 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING E 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
PATCHY FOG LATE.
.THU...E WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ022-281400-
CROSS SOUND-
915 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 15 KT LATE. SEAS
5 FT.
.THU...E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN AND MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ031-281400-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
915 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.THU...SE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ032-281400-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
915 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
PATCHY FOG LATE.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN AND MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ033-281400-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
915 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.THU...S WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
5 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN AND MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ034-281400-
FREDERICK SOUND-
915 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SE 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
PATCHY FOG LATE.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ035-281400-
SUMNER STRAIT-
915 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT DIMINISHING. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS...EXCEPT 5 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.THU...E WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE LATE MORNING. SEAS 3 FT.
NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ036-281400-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
915 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT DIMINISHING. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
PATCHY FOG LATE.
.THU...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS LATE.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN AND MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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