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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
558 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

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.

PKZ098-182000-
558 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW OFF THE COAST OF BARANOF ISLAND WILL WEAKEN AND MOVE TO
CAPE SPENCER THU NIGHT. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REBUILD
OVER THE PANHANDLE ON FRI. OUTLOOK. A GALE FORCE LOW WILL ENTER
THE SOUTHEAST GULF ON SAT. 

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PKZ011-182000-
GLACIER BAY-
558 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE EVENING...THEN 
INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. 
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 



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PKZ012-182000-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
558 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING
TO 3
FT LATE. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 



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PKZ013-182000-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
558 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 
5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 



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PKZ021-182000-
ICY STRAIT-
558 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. 
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. 
RAIN SHOWERS. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 



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PKZ022-182000-
CROSS SOUND-
558 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. 
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. 
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.TUE...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 



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PKZ031-182000-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
558 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

UPDATED

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WIND BECOMING 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS. 
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 
5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 
5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT. 
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TUE...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 



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PKZ032-182000-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
558 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 



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PKZ033-182000-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
558 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 4 FT. NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES...SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 
7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. 
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN 
ENTRANCES.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 12 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. 
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 



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PKZ034-182000-
FREDERICK SOUND-
558 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. 
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 4 FT. 
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 
5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT. 
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 



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PKZ035-182000-
SUMNER STRAIT-
558 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. 
.FRI...E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.MON...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 



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PKZ036-182000-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
558 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WIND 40 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT LATE.  GUSTS TO
55 KT NORTH OF ERNEST SOUND IN THE EVENING. SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO
5 FT LATE. RAIN SHOWERS. 
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. 
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 



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