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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 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.

PKZ098-191400-
400 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A SLOW-MOVING GALE FORCE FRONT WILL STALL OVER THE EASTERN GULF
SAT NIGHT WHERE IT WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN LATE SUN. MUCH WEAKER
WINDS WILL PREVAIL OVER THE EASTERN GULF BEGINNING SUN NIGHT AS
A DISSIPATING LOW MOVES NORTHWARD INTO SOUTH CENTRAL ALASKA.

$$

PKZ011-191400-
GLACIER BAY-
400 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ012-191400-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT LATE. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ013-191400-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ021-191400-
ICY STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING E LATE. STRONGEST WINDS WEST OF
GLACIER BAY. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ022-191400-
CROSS SOUND-
400 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW AND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ031-191400-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN LATE.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ032-191400-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ033-191400-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS
7 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT...
EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ034-191400-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN LATE.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ035-191400-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN LATE.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ036-191400-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN LATE.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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