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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAJK 172337
CWFAJK

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKDT FRI APR 17 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.

PKZ098-181400-
400 PM AKDT FRI APR 17 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS

A GALE FORCE FRONT WILL MOVE NE INTO THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN
GULF FRI NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL STALL OVER THE EASTERN GULF SAT
INTO SUN WHILE A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS OVER BRITISH
COLUMBIA. 



PKZ011-181400-
GLACIER BAY-
400 PM AKDT FRI APR 17 2015

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

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

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

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

SUN NIGHT
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

MON
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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



PKZ012-181400-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKDT FRI APR 17 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING AND SATURDAY


TONIGHT
S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS
5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT LATE. RAIN LATE.

SAT
S WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

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

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

SUN NIGHT
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

MON
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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



PKZ013-181400-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKDT FRI APR 17 2015

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

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

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

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

SUN NIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

MON
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ021-181400-
ICY STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT FRI APR 17 2015

TONIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING E IN THE EVENING...THEN
INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN LATE.

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

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

SUN
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.

SUN NIGHT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

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

TUE
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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



PKZ022-181400-
CROSS SOUND-
400 PM AKDT FRI APR 17 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY


TONIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 20 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN
INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN LATE.

SAT
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SW SWELL. RAIN.

SAT NIGHT
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.

SUN
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.

SUN NIGHT
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.

MON
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

WED
SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ031-181400-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 PM AKDT FRI APR 17 2015

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

SAT
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.

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

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

SUN NIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

MON
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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



PKZ032-181400-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT FRI APR 17 2015

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

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

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

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

SUN NIGHT
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

MON
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ033-181400-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT FRI APR 17 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY


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

SAT
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 6 FT
BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.

SAT NIGHT
S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.

SUN
S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.

SUN NIGHT
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.

MON
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ034-181400-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 PM AKDT FRI APR 17 2015

TONIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS
BUILDING TO 4 FT LATE. RAIN LATE.

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

SAT NIGHT
SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
5 FT. RAIN LATE.

SUN
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

SUN NIGHT
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.

MON
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

WED
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ035-181400-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT FRI APR 17 2015

TONIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN LATE.

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

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

SUN
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

SUN NIGHT
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.

MON
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ036-181400-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 PM AKDT FRI APR 17 2015

TONIGHT
NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S IN THE EVENING...THEN
INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN LATE.

SUN
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

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

MON
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.