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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAJK 101242
CWFAJK

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKST WED FEB 10 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.

PKZ098-110100-
400 AM AKST WED FEB 10 2016

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS

AS ONE FRONT EXITS W FROM THE NE GULF THIS MORNING...A SECOND
FRONT WILL FOLLOW THROUGH THE EASTERN GULF THIS AFTERNOON AND
THIS EVENING. YET A THIRD FRONT WILL ARRIVE THE NE GULF LATE
TONIGHT. 



PKZ011-110100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKST WED FEB 10 2016

TODAY
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

TONIGHT
N WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3
FT. RAIN.

THU
SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING N IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.

FRI
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ012-110100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST WED FEB 10 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS MORNING


TODAY
N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5
FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE MORNING. RAIN.

TONIGHT
N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.

THU
S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N AND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

FRI
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SAT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ013-110100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST WED FEB 10 2016

TODAY
N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE MORNING. HIGHER GUSTS NEAR
ICY STRAIT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.

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

THU
S WIND 20 KT BECOMING N IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

FRI
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ021-110100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKST WED FEB 10 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


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

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

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

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

FRI
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ022-110100-
CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKST WED FEB 10 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING NE 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.

TONIGHT
E WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO
13 FT LATE. SE SWELL IN THE EVENING. RAIN.

THU
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.

FRI
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SAT
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ031-110100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKST WED FEB 10 2016

TODAY
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

TONIGHT
SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN IN
THE EVENING.

THU
S WIND 20 KT BECOMING N AND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 6 FT.

FRI
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ032-110100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST WED FEB 10 2016

TODAY
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

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

THU
S WIND 20 KT BECOMING N AND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 5 FT. SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ033-110100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST WED FEB 10 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TODAY
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.

TONIGHT
S WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT
9 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.

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

THU NIGHT
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.

FRI
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ034-110100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKST WED FEB 10 2016

TODAY
SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4
FT. RAIN.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING.

THU
SE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

THU NIGHT
SE GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT OF
INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.

FRI
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SAT
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ035-110100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKST WED FEB 10 2016

TODAY
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. S SWELL EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING.

THU
E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT. SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
E WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

FRI
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ036-110100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKST WED FEB 10 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
SE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN
INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.

TONIGHT
S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SHOWERS LATE.

THU
SE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

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

FRI
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SAT
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.