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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAJK 290043
CWFAJK

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 PM AKST WED JAN 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.

PKZ098-291400-
400 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS

A WEATHER FRONT OVER THE EASTERN GULF WILL MOVE NORTH OVER THE
PANHANDLE THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND THEN WEAKEN OVERNIGHT.



PKZ011-291400-
GLACIER BAY-
400 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


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

THU
N WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN
AND SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.

THU NIGHT
SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS
BUILDING TO 4 FT LATE. RAIN IN THE EVENING.

FRI
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SAT
N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SUN
N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

MON
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



PKZ012-291400-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY


TONIGHT
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW.

THU
N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS  5 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT LATE. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE EVENING.

FRI
N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N STORM FORCE WIND TO 50 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

SAT
N STORM FORCE WIND TO 55 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

SUN
N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

MON
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



PKZ013-291400-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TONIGHT
N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW.

THU
N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS
BUILDING TO 4 FT LATE. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE EVENING.

FRI
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SAT
N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

SUN
N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

MON
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



PKZ021-291400-
ICY STRAIT-
400 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TONIGHT
NE WIND 30 KT. STRONGEST WINDS WEST OF GLACIER BAY.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.

THU
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.

THU NIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SAT
NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SUN
NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

MON
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



PKZ022-291400-
CROSS SOUND-
400 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

GALE WARNING TONIGHT


TONIGHT
E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT LATE. RAIN.

THU
SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
S WIND 15 KT BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SAT
NE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SUN
NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

MON
E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.



PKZ031-291400-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TONIGHT
S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT
OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW.

THU
S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN IN THE MORNING.

THU NIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N LATE. OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES...GUSTS TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI
N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 6 FT. 

FRI NIGHT
N GALE TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES. SEAS 7 FT.

SAT
N GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

SUN
N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

MON
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



PKZ032-291400-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TONIGHT
N WIND 25 KT SHIFTING SE AND DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

THU
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.

THU NIGHT
SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SAT
N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SUN
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

MON
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



PKZ033-291400-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TONIGHT
SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING S 20 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING
TO 4 FT LATE. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 FT
LATE. RAIN.

THU
S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES.

THU NIGHT
SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS
BUILDING TO 4 FT LATE. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 5 FT.

FRI
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ034-291400-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


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

THU
SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.

THU NIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE LATE. OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES...GUSTS TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI
NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 4 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SUN
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

MON
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



PKZ035-291400-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


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

THU
E WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
E GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SUN
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

MON
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ036-291400-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

GALE WARNING THIS EVENING


TONIGHT
SE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
7 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES. RAIN.

THU
SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS
7 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING.

THU NIGHT
N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. OUT OF INTERIOR
PASSES...GUSTS TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI
NW WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.

FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.