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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 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.

PKZ098-060100-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE EASTERN GULF
THOUGH WED. WEAK LOW PRESSURE OVER EASTERN DIXON ENTRANCE WILL
DISSIPATE THIS MORNING. .OUTLOOK...THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF
FRONTS WILL APPORACH THE OUTER COAST ON THU.

$$

PKZ011-060100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. 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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PKZ012-060100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING S IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING
TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT LATE.
.WED...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ013-060100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING
TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 3 FT
IN THE EVENING THEN SUBSIDING.
.WED...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. 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 THROUGH SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ021-060100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. 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 THROUGH FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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PKZ022-060100-
CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ031-060100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. OUT OF
INTERIOR PASSES...GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ032-060100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. 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 THROUGH FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ033-060100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ034-060100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ035-060100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ036-060100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS IN THE MORNING BECOMING NW WIND 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NW WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. 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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