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Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
346 AM AKDT Thu Apr 19 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.

PKZ098-200300-
346 AM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A gale force front over the eastern gulf will weaken this
afternoon as it moves over the Panhandle. The parent low will
move to the northern gulf near Cape Suckling Thursday afternoon.
A ridge of high pressure will build over the Panhandle Thursday
night.

$$

PKZ011-200300-
Glacier Bay-
346 AM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE wind 25 kt diminishing in the afternoon. Gusts to 40
kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain showers.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas building to 3 ft.
.MON...SE wind 10 kt becoming light. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

PKZ012-200300-
Northern Lynn Canal-
346 AM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 20 kt early in the morning, then increasing to
35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ013-200300-
Southern Lynn Canal-
346 AM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 20 kt early in the morning, then increasing to
35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ021-200300-
Icy Strait-
346 AM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind increasing to 25 kt in the morning. Seas 5 ft.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ022-200300-
Cross Sound-
346 AM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...E wind 35 kt becoming SW 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
11 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft. S swell. Rain showers.
.SAT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ031-200300-
Stephens Passage-
346 AM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...SE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 45 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt late. Seas 5 ft
subsiding to 3 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain showers in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ032-200300-
Northern Chatham Strait-
346 AM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 45 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the evening. Seas
4 ft.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ033-200300-
Southern Chatham Strait-
346 AM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SE wind 35 kt becoming S 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
7 ft, except 13 ft near ocean entrances. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 11 ft near ocean
entrances.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 9 ft near ocean
entrances. Rain showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 7 ft
near ocean entrances.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ034-200300-
Frederick Sound-
346 AM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt diminishing. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ035-200300-
Sumner Strait-
346 AM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE wind 25 kt diminishing late in the afternoon. Seas 5
ft, except 8 ft near ocean entrances. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 7 ft near ocean
entrances.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Near ocean entrances, seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ036-200300-
Clarence Strait-
346 AM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt late in the
afternoon. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Near ocean entrances, seas 6
ft.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 6 ft near ocean
entrances. Rain showers in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$



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