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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAJK 271257
CWFAJK

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKST THU NOV 27 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.

PKZ098-280100-
400 AM AKST THU NOV 27 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE YUKON WILL DRIFT SE INTO BC THROUGH FRI.
STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO FRI. 



PKZ011-280100-
GLACIER BAY-
400 AM AKST THU NOV 27 2014

GALE WARNING TODAY


TODAY
N WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT.

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

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

FRI NIGHT AND SAT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN THROUGH MON
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ012-280100-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST THU NOV 27 2014

STORM WARNING TODAY


TODAY
N WIND 45 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 10
FT BUILDING TO 14 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 12 FT.

FRI
N GALE TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT AND SAT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN THROUGH MON
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ013-280100-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
400 AM AKST THU NOV 27 2014

GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING LATE. SEAS 12 FT SUBSIDING TO
9 FT LATE.

FRI
N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT AND SAT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
N WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 FT.

MON
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ021-280100-
ICY STRAIT-
400 AM AKST THU NOV 27 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 30 KT BECOMING E 20 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT LATE.

FRI
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI NIGHT AND SAT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ022-280100-
CROSS SOUND-
400 AM AKST THU NOV 27 2014

GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 5 FT LATE.

FRI
NE WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ031-280100-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
400 AM AKST THU NOV 27 2014

GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
N WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE MORNING. GUSTS TO 70 KT
OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 8 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 70 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES.
SEAS 7 FT.

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

FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ032-280100-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST THU NOV 27 2014

GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 9 FT
SUBSIDING TO 7 FT LATE.

FRI
N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT AND SAT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN THROUGH MON
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ033-280100-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
400 AM AKST THU NOV 27 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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

FRI
N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

SAT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

MON
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ034-280100-
FREDERICK SOUND-
400 AM AKST THU NOV 27 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS
6 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING LATE. GUSTS TO 60 KT OUT OF
INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT.

FRI
NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ035-280100-
SUMNER STRAIT-
400 AM AKST THU NOV 27 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT THROUGH SUN
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ036-280100-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
400 AM AKST THU NOV 27 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. GUSTS
TO 50 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE
MORNING. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 7 FT.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING LATE. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF
INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 6 FT.

FRI
N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF INTERIOR PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT AND SAT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN THROUGH MON
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.