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Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
323 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

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.

PKZ098-241715-
323 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A high pressure ridge will build N across the far eastern gulf
and SE AK Wednesday night and Thursday. A weather front will move
NE into the eastern gulf by Thursday evening. Outlook. A strong
front will move into the SE gulf Saturday.

$$

PKZ011-241715-
Glacier Bay-
323 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain showers late.
.THU...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt becoming N late. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ012-241715-
Northern Lynn Canal-
323 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...S wind increasing to 20 kt in the evening. Seas 4 ft.
Showers late.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming N late. Seas 3 ft in the
evening then 2 ft or less. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt becoming S. Seas building to 3 ft.
.MON...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ013-241715-
Southern Lynn Canal-
323 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...S wind increasing to 15 kt in the evening. Seas
building to 3 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt becoming N late. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt becoming S. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ021-241715-
Icy Strait-
323 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt diminishing in the evening. Seas 3 ft in
the evening then 2 ft or less.
.THU...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...E wind 10 kt becoming light. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...E wind 10 kt becoming W. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ022-241715-
Cross Sound-
323 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt diminishing in the evening. Seas 7 ft
subsiding to 4 ft late. Showers late.
.THU...S wind 10 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft.
Rain in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...E wind 10 kt becoming W. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ031-241715-
Stephens Passage-
323 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Showers in the
evening.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt becoming N late. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...Light winds becoming S 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ032-241715-
Northern Chatham Strait-
323 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt becoming SW. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt becoming N late. Gusts to 35 kt.
Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...S wind 10 kt becoming light. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ033-241715-
Southern Chatham Strait-
323 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less, except 6 ft near ocean
entrances.
.THU...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 5 ft near
ocean entrances.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft,
except 7 ft near ocean entrances. Rain.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ034-241715-
Frederick Sound-
323 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 10 kt becoming SW. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ035-241715-
Sumner Strait-
323 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain late.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...S wind 10 kt becoming W. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ036-241715-
Clarence Strait-
323 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt. Seas building to 3 ft in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain late.
.FRI...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE gale to 35 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SE wind 10 kt becoming W. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$



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