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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKDT TUE APR 21 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.

PKZ098-220100-
400 AM AKDT TUE APR 21 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT EASTWARD FROM THE CENTRAL GULF TO THE
PANHANDLE DURING TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. A GALE FORCE FRONT
WILL THEN ENTER THE CENTRAL GULF LATE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

$$

PKZ011-220100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ012-220100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS LATE.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ013-220100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ021-220100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT TUE APR 21 2015

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

$$

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CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NW 20 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SW SWELL IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ031-220100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
PATCHY FOG LATE.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ032-220100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG
LATE.
.WED...NE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ033-220100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 25 KT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
STRONGEST WINDS OVER SOUTHERN PORTION. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT LATE. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES...SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ034-220100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG
LATE.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ035-220100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...W WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
STRONGEST WINDS OVER SOUTHERN PORTION. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS LATE. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ036-220100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS LATE.
.WED...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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