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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 4 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.

PKZ098-051400-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE INLAND AND A LOW TO THE SOUTH WILL CAUSE DRY N AND
E GAP FLOWS ACROSS SE AK THROUGH MON NIGHT THEN EASE TUE. A
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE EASTERN GULF TUE
NIGHT THROUGH WED.

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PKZ011-051400-
GLACIER BAY-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ012-051400-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE LATE EVENING.
SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.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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PKZ013-051400-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ021-051400-
ICY STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ022-051400-
CROSS SOUND-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ031-051400-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES...GUSTS TO 35 KT.
SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ032-051400-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN
BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ033-051400-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ034-051400-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ035-051400-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ036-051400-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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