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NWS Forecast

FZAK52 PAJK 171137
CWFAEG

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

PKZ099-180100-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR OUTSIDE WATERS

A 990 MB LOW SOUTH OF CAPE DECISION WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN AND MOVE
TO CAPE SPENCER THU NIGHT. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REBUILD
OVER THE PANHANDLE ON FRI. OUTLOOK. A GALE FORCE LOW WILL ENTER
THE SOUTHEAST GULF ON SAT.



PKZ041-180100-
DIXON ENTRANCE TO CAPE DECISION-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
S WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
8 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT. RAIN.

TONIGHT
SW WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT LATE. SEAS 13 FT
SUBSIDING TO 10 FT LATE.

FRI
SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 9 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SE GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

SAT
SE GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 24 FT.

SUN
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 23 FT.

MON
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.



PKZ042-180100-
CAPE DECISION TO CAPE EDGECUMBE-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
E WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
8 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.

TONIGHT
SW WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT LATE. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN
IN THE EVENING.

FRI
SE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

SAT
E GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 22 FT.

SUN
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 22 FT.

MON
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.



PKZ043-180100-
CAPE EDGECUMBE TO CAPE FAIRWEATHER-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY DUE TO SEAS TONIGHT


TODAY
E WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT. RAIN.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.

FRI
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SW SWELL IN THE MORNING.

FRI NIGHT
E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

SAT
E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

SUN
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

MON
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.



PKZ051-180100-
CAPE FAIRWEATHER TO ICY CAPE-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

TODAY
NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6
FT. SW SWELL.

TONIGHT
W WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.

FRI
SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SAT AND SUN
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. 

MON
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.



PKZ052-180100-
ICY CAPE TO CAPE SUCKLING-
400 AM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

TODAY
NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT. SW
SWELL.

TONIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN
LATE.

FRI
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SAT
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

SUN
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

MON
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.