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Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
339 PM AKST Tue Dec 18 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.

PKZ098-191845-
339 PM AKST Tue Dec 18 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A strong low over the far eastern gulf weakens as it moves into
northern AK panhandle Tue evening. Another low will develop over
the NW gulf Tue night, and remain there through Wed night. A
wave developing around this low will move into the NE gulf Wed
night.

$$

PKZ011-191845-
Glacier Bay-
339 PM AKST Tue Dec 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt becoming SW 25 kt late. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas
4 ft. Rain showers in the morning. Snow showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the evening.
Seas 4 ft. Snow showers.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow showers.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Snow.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ012-191845-
Northern Lynn Canal-
339 PM AKST Tue Dec 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt becoming S 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt. Seas 6
ft. Rain. Snow late.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain
showers in the morning. Snow showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 40 kt in the evening.
Seas 5 ft. Snow showers.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ013-191845-
Southern Lynn Canal-
339 PM AKST Tue Dec 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt becoming S late. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5
ft. Rain.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain
showers in the morning. Snow showers.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt becoming NE late. Gusts to 40 kt
in the evening. Seas 4 ft. Snow showers.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ021-191845-
Icy Strait-
339 PM AKST Tue Dec 18 2018

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

.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt becoming W 30 kt late. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.WED...SW wind 25 kt becoming E 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5
ft. Rain showers. Snow showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow showers.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ022-191845-
Cross Sound-
339 PM AKST Tue Dec 18 2018

...GALE WARNING LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt becoming W 40 kt late. Seas 14 ft. Rain.
.WED...SW wind 25 kt becoming E 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
13 ft. S swell. Rain showers.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft. S swell. Rain and
snow showers.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft. S swell. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 9 ft. S swell. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ031-191845-
Stephens Passage-
339 PM AKST Tue Dec 18 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S wind 35 kt diminishing in the evening. Gusts to 40
kt out of interior passes. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas
4 ft. Rain showers. Snow showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain and snow
showers.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt becoming SE 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ032-191845-
Northern Chatham Strait-
339 PM AKST Tue Dec 18 2018

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

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

$$

PKZ033-191845-
Southern Chatham Strait-
339 PM AKST Tue Dec 18 2018

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

.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt diminishing in the evening. Gusts to 40
kt in the evening. Seas 5 ft, except 15 ft near ocean entrances.
Rain.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 14 ft near ocean
entrances. Rain showers.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 13 ft near
ocean entrances. Rain showers.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 11 ft near ocean
entrances. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 10 ft
near ocean entrances.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ034-191845-
Frederick Sound-
339 PM AKST Tue Dec 18 2018

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

.TONIGHT...SE wind 30 kt becoming SW 25 kt late. Gusts to 40 kt
in the evening. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers in the
evening.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 20 kt becoming E. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ035-191845-
Sumner Strait-
339 PM AKST Tue Dec 18 2018

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

.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt diminishing in the evening. Gusts to 40
kt in the evening. Seas 5 ft, except 10 ft near ocean entrances.
Rain.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 7 ft near ocean entrances.
Rain showers.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming E late. Seas 3 ft,
except 7 ft near ocean entrances. Rain showers.
.THU...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 6 ft near
ocean entrances.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 6 ft near ocean
entrances.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ036-191845-
Clarence Strait-
339 PM AKST Tue Dec 18 2018

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

.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt diminishing late. Seas 6 ft, except 10 ft
near ocean entrances. Rain.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 7 ft near ocean entrances.
Showers.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 6 ft near
ocean entrances. Rain showers in the evening.
.THU...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 6 ft near
ocean entrances.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 6 ft near
ocean entrances.
.FRI...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft building to 8 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$



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