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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAJK 041202
CWFAJK

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
402 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

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.

PKZ098-050100-
402 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS

A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHEAST GULF WEDNESDAY
NIGHT. A SECOND FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE EASTERN GULF THURSDAY
AND THURSDAY NIGHT.



PKZ011-050100-
GLACIER BAY-
402 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

TONIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

THU
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.

FRI
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ012-050100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
402 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LATE TONIGHT


TODAY
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT
S WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE. RAIN.

THU
S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

FRI
S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SAT
S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO
3 FT.

SUN
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ013-050100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
402 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

TONIGHT
SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
FT LATE. RAIN.

THU
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

FRI
S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ021-050100-
ICY STRAIT-
402 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

TODAY
SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.

TONIGHT
SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
FT LATE. RAIN.

THU
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

FRI
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SAT
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ022-050100-
CROSS SOUND-
402 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

TODAY
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

TONIGHT
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.

THU
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.

FRI
E WIND 30 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 11 FT.

SAT
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

SUN
SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE. SEAS 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT.



PKZ031-050100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
402 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

TONIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN LATE.

THU
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

FRI
S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SAT
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ032-050100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
402 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

TONIGHT
SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
FT LATE. RAIN.

THU
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

FRI
S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SAT
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ033-050100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
402 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

TODAY
S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...EXCEPT 5 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS
5 FT. RAIN LATE.

THU
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

THU NIGHT
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.

FRI
S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.



PKZ034-050100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
402 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

TONIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN LATE.

THU
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

FRI
S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ035-050100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
402 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

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

THU
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

FRI
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ036-050100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
402 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

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

THU
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

FRI
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.