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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
536 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

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.

PKZ098-290100-
536 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A STORM FORCE LOW WILL TRACK NORTH ALONG THE OUTER COAST TUESDAY
MORNING...THEN WEAKEN RAPIDLY AS IT MOVES INLAND NORTH OF SITKA.
THE REMNANTS OF A LOW OVER THE CENTRAL GULF WILL APPROACH THE
CENTRAL OUTER COAST LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.

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PKZ011-290100-
GLACIER BAY-
536 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ012-290100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
536 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT BECOMING S 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
50 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 6 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ013-290100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
536 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT LATE. SHOWERS.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ021-290100-
ICY STRAIT-
536 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
SE 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 10 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT LATE. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ022-290100-
CROSS SOUND-
536 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT LATE. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ031-290100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
536 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT LATE. SHOWERS.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ032-290100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
536 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 FT LATE. SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
LATE.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ033-290100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
536 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT BECOMING S 40 KT EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT. NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES...SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN
THE MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ034-290100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
536 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING SE 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 5 FT. SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ035-290100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
536 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7
FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ036-290100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
536 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

UPDATED

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WIND 65 KT DIMINISHING TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 90 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
SHOWERS.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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