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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAJK 191906 AAB
CWFAJK

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
958 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 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.

PKZ098-201300-
958 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS

A GALE FORCE FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE SE GULF FRIDAY AND LIFT NW
INTO THE NORTHERN GULF FRI EVENING. ANOTHER GALE FORCE FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE LATE FRI NIGHT. 



PKZ011-201300-
GLACIER BAY-
958 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

UPDATED

TODAY
N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.

SAT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

SAT NIGHT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

SUN
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.




PKZ012-201300-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
958 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

UPDATED

GALE WARNING TONIGHT


REST OF TODAY
N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT.
RAIN LATE.

SAT
N GALE TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO GALE TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.

SAT NIGHT
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.

SUN
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.




PKZ013-201300-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
958 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

UPDATED

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT


REST OF TODAY
N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN LATE.

SAT
N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
RAIN.

SAT NIGHT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

SUN
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.




PKZ021-201300-
ICY STRAIT-
958 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

UPDATED

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.

SAT
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.

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

SUN
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.




PKZ022-201300-
CROSS SOUND-
958 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

UPDATED

GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT


REST OF TODAY
E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. SW SWELL.

TONIGHT
E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN. SW SWELL.

SAT
NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.

SAT NIGHT
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.

SUN
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

TUE
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.




PKZ031-201300-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
958 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

UPDATED

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TODAY
N WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS OUT
OF INTERIOR PASSES TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

SAT
N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.

SAT NIGHT
SE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.

SUN
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.




PKZ032-201300-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
958 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

UPDATED

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND TONIGHT


TODAY
N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.

TONIGHT
N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN.

SAT
N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
RAIN.

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

SUN
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.




PKZ033-201300-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
958 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

UPDATED

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 14
FT SUBSIDING TO 12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SW SWELL. RAIN.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 7 FT. NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 15 FT SUBSIDING TO 12 FT LATE. RAIN.

SAT
NE GALE TO 35 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES...SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.

SAT NIGHT
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 10 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.

SUN
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.




PKZ034-201300-
FREDERICK SOUND-
958 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

UPDATED

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. 

TONIGHT
E WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.

SAT
NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.

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

SUN
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.




PKZ035-201300-
SUMNER STRAIT-
958 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

UPDATED

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


REST OF TODAY
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 12 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.

TONIGHT
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS
15 FT SUBSIDING TO 11 FT LATE. RAIN.

SAT
E WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHER GUSTS
NEAR THE OCEAN ENTRANCE AND OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6
FT...EXCEPT 9
FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.

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

SUN
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.




PKZ036-201300-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
958 AM AKST FRI DEC 19 2014

UPDATED

GALE WARNING TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT


REST OF TODAY
SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT
BUILDING TO 9 FT LATE. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 12 FT BUILDING
TO 15 FT LATE. RAIN.

SAT
SE GALE TO 45 KT DIMINISHING TO GALE TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 14 FT SUBSIDING TO 12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN.

SAT NIGHT
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.

SUN
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.