Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service JUNEAU AK
317 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2024

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.

PKZ098-211715-
317 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2024
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
Continued light winds for the inner channels through Tuesday
night with fog development likely again. Southwest swell
building through Wednesday morning in the gulf.

$$

PKZ011-211715-
Glacier Bay-
317 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2024

.TONIGHT...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy fog.
.WED...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy fog. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt late. Seas
3 ft. Rain.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ012-211715-
Northern Lynn Canal-
317 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2024

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft early in
the evening then 2 ft or less.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt late. Gusts
to 35 kt late. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.THU...S wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ013-211715-
Southern Lynn Canal-
317 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2024

.TONIGHT...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy fog.
.WED...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Areas of fog.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt late. Seas
4 ft. Rain.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ021-211715-
Icy Strait-
317 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2024

.TONIGHT...Light winds becoming SE 10 kt late. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...Light winds becoming SE 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft or less. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ022-211715-
Cross Sound-
317 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2024

.TONIGHT...Light winds becoming E 10 kt late. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 7 ft. SW swell. Patchy fog.
Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt becoming S late. Seas 7 ft. SW
swell. Rain.
.THU...S wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT...E gale to 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ031-211715-
Stephens Passage-
317 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2024

.TONIGHT...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy fog.
.WED...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less. Areas of fog.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming SE late. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ032-211715-
Northern Chatham Strait-
317 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2024

.TONIGHT...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy fog.
.WED...Light winds becoming SE 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft or less. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt late. Seas
3 ft. Rain.
.THU...S wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ033-211715-
Southern Chatham Strait-
317 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2024

.TONIGHT...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less, except 7 ft near
ocean entrances.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt late. Seas
3 ft, except 8 ft near ocean entrances.
.THU...S wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ034-211715-
Frederick Sound-
317 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2024

.TONIGHT...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy fog.
.WED...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less. Areas of fog.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming SE late. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ035-211715-
Sumner Strait-
317 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2024

.TONIGHT...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less, except 5 ft near
ocean entrances.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 5 ft
near ocean entrances.
.THU...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ036-211715-
Clarence Strait-
317 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2024

.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt early in the evening becoming light.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 5 ft
near ocean entrances.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$


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