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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAJK 281243
CWFAJK

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 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.

PKZ098-010100-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS

A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN GULF WILL
CONTINUE TO WEAKEN AND MOVE S THROUGH SUN AS A DEVELOPING LOW
NEAR KODIAK SAT AFTERNOON MOVES SE ACROSS THE EASTERN GULF AND
PANHANDLE THROUGH SUN. THEN AN INVERTED TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE OUTER WATERS TO HAIDA GWAII THROUGH MON.



PKZ011-010100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

TODAY
LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.

TONIGHT
S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN LATE.

SUN
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

WED
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ012-010100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

TODAY
LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
S WIND 20 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN LATE.

SUN
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

MON
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

TUE
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.



PKZ013-010100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

TODAY
S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

TONIGHT
S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN LATE.

SUN
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ021-010100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

TODAY
LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN LATE.

SUN
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

WED
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ022-010100-
CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

TODAY
LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.

TONIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN LATE.

SUN
EAST WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.

SUN NIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

WED
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ031-010100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

TODAY
N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.

TONIGHT
S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
RAIN LATE.

SUN
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ032-010100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

TODAY
LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.

TONIGHT
S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN LATE.

SUN
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ033-010100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

TODAY
NW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
RAIN LATE.

SUN
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ034-010100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

TODAY
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
RAIN LATE.

SUN
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ035-010100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

TODAY
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN LATE.

SUN
NW WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ036-010100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

TODAY
NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.