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Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
345 PM AKDT Fri Apr 20 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.

PKZ098-211630-
345 PM AKDT Fri Apr 20 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A low in place over the southern panhandle will rapidly weaken
into the evening hours. A second stronger low will move northeast
through the Gulf late Saturday night into Sunday.

$$

PKZ011-211630-
Glacier Bay-
345 PM AKDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming NW 10 kt late this evening. Seas
2 ft or less.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Snow showers in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain and snow
showers.
.SUN...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ012-211630-
Northern Lynn Canal-
345 PM AKDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt becoming N 10 kt late this evening. Seas
3 ft early in the evening then 2 ft or less.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas building to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft in the evening then
2 ft or less. Rain showers in the evening, then rain and snow
showers late.
.SUN...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.
.MON...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ013-211630-
Southern Lynn Canal-
345 PM AKDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming N. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.MON...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ021-211630-
Icy Strait-
345 PM AKDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...Light winds becoming W 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain showers in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas building to 3 ft late. Rain
showers late.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...W wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ022-211630-
Cross Sound-
345 PM AKDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...Light winds becoming N 10 kt in the evening, then
becoming light late. Seas 6 ft. S swell.
.SAT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain late.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft. SE swell. Rain.
.MON...E wind 25 kt becoming S. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE...S wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...W wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ031-211630-
Stephens Passage-
345 PM AKDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt late. Seas 4 ft.
Rain showers.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.MON...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ032-211630-
Northern Chatham Strait-
345 PM AKDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming NW. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...W wind 10 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
building to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers late.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.MON...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ033-211630-
Southern Chatham Strait-
345 PM AKDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 8 ft near
ocean entrances.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt. Seas building to 3 ft in the afternoon.
Near ocean entrances, seas 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Gusts to 35 kt late. Seas 4 ft,
except 8 ft near ocean entrances. Rain showers in the evening,
then rain late.
.SUN...SE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft, except 10 ft
near ocean entrances. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft, except
11 ft near ocean entrances. Rain.
.MON...SE wind 25 kt becoming S 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ034-211630-
Frederick Sound-
345 PM AKDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt becoming NW. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas building to 3 ft in the afternoon.
Rain showers in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt late. Seas 4 ft.
Rain showers late.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.MON...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ035-211630-
Sumner Strait-
345 PM AKDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas building to 3 ft late. Rain in the
evening.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas building to 3 ft in the afternoon.
Rain showers in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas building to 4 ft late. Rain
showers late.
.SUN...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft, except
7 ft near ocean entrances. Rain.
.MON...SE wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...W wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ036-211630-
Clarence Strait-
345 PM AKDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt becoming NW 15 kt late. Seas 7 ft,
except 10 ft near ocean entrances. Rain in the evening.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas building to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers late.
.SUN...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.MON...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$


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