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Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
345 PM AKDT Fri Aug 17 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.

PKZ098-181615-
345 PM AKDT Fri Aug 17 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A small surface low will weaken as it crosses east over the far
southern panhandle Friday evening. High pressure will rebuild
over the eastern Gulf beginning late Friday and persist into
Sunday.

$$

PKZ011-181615-
Glacier Bay-
345 PM AKDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt early in the evening becoming light. Seas
2 ft or less.
.SAT...Light winds becoming S 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 10 kt in the evening becoming light.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ012-181615-
Northern Lynn Canal-
345 PM AKDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt in the evening, becoming light and
variable late. Seas 4 ft in the evening then 2 ft or less.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt becoming S 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
building to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 15 kt in the evening becoming light and
variable. Seas 3 ft in the evening then 2 ft or less.
.SUN...S wind increasing to 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt. Seas 4 ft
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.MON...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ013-181615-
Southern Lynn Canal-
345 PM AKDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt in the evening becoming light and variable.
Seas 3 ft in the evening then 2 ft or less.
.SAT...Light winds becoming SW 10 kt in the late afternoon. Seas
2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 10 kt in the evening becoming light and
variable. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...S wind increasing to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ021-181615-
Icy Strait-
345 PM AKDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming light. Seas 2 ft
or less. Areas of fog late.
.SAT...Light winds becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming light.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...W wind increasing to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...Light winds becoming SW 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ022-181615-
Cross Sound-
345 PM AKDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt in the evening becoming light. Seas 4 ft.
Patchy fog late.
.SAT...Light winds becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt in the evening becoming light.
Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...W wind increasing to 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. S swell.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. S swell.
.MON...E wind 10 kt becoming light. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ031-181615-
Stephens Passage-
345 PM AKDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TONIGHT...Variable winds 10 kt in the evening becoming light.
Seas 2 ft or less. Areas of fog late.
.SAT...Light winds becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ032-181615-
Northern Chatham Strait-
345 PM AKDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TONIGHT...Variable winds 10 kt in the evening becoming light.
Seas 2 ft or less. Areas of fog late.
.SAT...Light winds becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt in the evening becoming light.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...Light winds becoming SW 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ033-181615-
Southern Chatham Strait-
345 PM AKDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt becoming light and variable late. Seas
2 ft or less, except 5 ft near ocean entrances.
.SAT...Light winds becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 5 ft near
ocean entrances.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 6 ft
near ocean entrances.
.MON...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ034-181615-
Frederick Sound-
345 PM AKDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TONIGHT...Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less. Areas of fog late.
.SAT...Light winds becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ035-181615-
Sumner Strait-
345 PM AKDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming light. Seas 2 ft
or less.
.SAT...Light winds becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft
or less.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...Light winds becoming W 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...S wind 10 kt becoming W. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ036-181615-
Clarence Strait-
345 PM AKDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt becoming NW 10 kt late. Seas 3 ft early
in the evening then 2 ft or less.
.SAT...Light winds becoming NW 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
building to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$


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