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NWS Forecast

FZAK52 PAJK 221902 AAA
CWFAEG

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
1000 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

SOUTHEAST ALASKA COASTAL WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO
CAPE SUCKLING OUT 100 NM

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.

PKZ099-231300-
1000 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR OUTSIDE WATERS

A FRONTAL TROUGH OVER THE PANHANDLE WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN AND SHIFT
TO THE NORTH THROUGH MONDAY WHILE A BROAD RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
FORMS OVER THE INNER CHANNELS. A STRONG DEVELOPING GALE FORCE
LOW WILL MOVE NORTHEAST AND OVER PRINCE OF WALES ISLAND TUESDAY.



PKZ041-231300-
DIXON ENTRANCE TO CAPE DECISION-
1000 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

UPDATED

GALE WARNING TONIGHT


REST OF TODAY
SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
15 FT. SW SWELL. 

TONIGHT
E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS
15 FT BUILDING TO 21 FT LATE. RAIN.

TUE
E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 24 FT SUBSIDING TO 22 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.

TUE NIGHT
NW GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

WED
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

THU
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

FRI
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.




PKZ042-231300-
CAPE DECISION TO CAPE EDGECUMBE-
1000 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

UPDATED

GALE WARNING TONIGHT


REST OF TODAY
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 14 FT. SW SWELL.

TONIGHT
E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT LATE. SEAS 15 FT
BUILDING TO 18 FT LATE. RAIN LATE.

TUE
E GALE TO 40 KT BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 19 FT
SUBSIDING TO 17 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.

TUE NIGHT
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

WED AND THU
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

FRI
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.




PKZ043-231300-
CAPE EDGECUMBE TO CAPE FAIRWEATHER-
1000 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

UPDATED

GALE WARNING TONIGHT


REST OF TODAY
SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
14 FT. SW SWELL.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 35 KT LATE. SEAS 14 FT.

TUE
NE WIND 30 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 14 FT.

TUE NIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

WED
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

THU
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

FRI
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.




PKZ051-231300-
CAPE FAIRWEATHER TO ICY CAPE-
1000 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

UPDATED

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY DUE TO SEAS THROUGH TONIGHT


REST OF TODAY
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT. SW SWELL.

TONIGHT
E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT LATE. SEAS 13 FT
SUBSIDING TO 11 FT LATE. SW SWELL.

TUE
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

WED
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

THU AND FRI
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.




PKZ052-231300-
ICY CAPE TO CAPE SUCKLING-
1000 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

UPDATED

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY DUE TO SEAS THROUGH TONIGHT


REST OF TODAY
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT. SW SWELL.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT LATE. SEAS 12 FT. SW
SWELL.

TUE
N WIND 20 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 FT
SUBSIDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUE NIGHT
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

WED
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

THU
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

FRI
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.