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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK51 PAJK

FZAK51 PAJK 220045
CWFAJK

Coastal Waters Forecast for Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
345 PM AKST Thu Jan 21 2021

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.

PKZ098-221730-
345 PM AKST Thu Jan 21 2021

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS

A ridge of high pressure over the central gulf will slowly drift
to the east as a weakening weather front moves into the north
central gulf on Fri. The trough of low pressure extending north
over the Panhandle from Hecate strait will slowly weaken through
Fri.



PKZ011-221730-
Glacier Bay-
345 PM AKST Thu Jan 21 2021

TONIGHT
Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.

FRI
Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy freezing fog in
the morning.

FRI NIGHT
Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.

SAT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

SAT NIGHT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Snow.

SUN
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

MON
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TUE
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.



PKZ012-221730-
Northern Lynn Canal-
345 PM AKST Thu Jan 21 2021

TONIGHT
NW wind 10 kt in the evening becoming light. Seas 2 ft
or less. Patchy freezing fog late.

FRI
Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less. Patchy freezing fog in
the morning.

FRI NIGHT
Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.

SAT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

SAT NIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow.

SUN
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

MON
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

TUE
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ013-221730-
Southern Lynn Canal-
345 PM AKST Thu Jan 21 2021

TONIGHT
N wind 10 kt becoming light late. Seas 2 ft or less.

FRI
Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.

FRI NIGHT
Light winds becoming N 10 kt late. Seas 2 ft or
less.

SAT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.

SAT NIGHT
NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Snow and
rain.

SUN
N wind 15 kt. Seas building to 3 ft.

MON
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TUE
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ021-221730-
Icy Strait-
345 PM AKST Thu Jan 21 2021

TONIGHT
NE wind 10 kt becoming light. Seas 2 ft or less.

FRI
Light winds becoming SE 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft or less.

FRI NIGHT
E wind increasing to 15 kt late. Seas building to 3
ft late.

SAT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.

SAT NIGHT
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.

SUN
E wind 15 kt. Seas building to 3 ft.

MON
E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TUE
E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ022-221730-
Cross Sound-
345 PM AKST Thu Jan 21 2021

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING


TONIGHT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 8 ft. W swell.

FRI
E wind 10 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 7 ft. W
swell.

FRI NIGHT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft. W swell.

SAT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft. W swell. Rain.

SAT NIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft. W swell. Rain.

SUN
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 13 ft.

MON
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 11 ft.

TUE
E wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ031-221730-
Stephens Passage-
345 PM AKST Thu Jan 21 2021

TONIGHT
NE wind 15 kt becoming light late. Seas 3 ft early in
the evening then 2 ft or less.

FRI
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

FRI NIGHT
Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.

SAT
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.

SAT NIGHT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain with
snow.

SUN
SE wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt late. Seas building to 3
ft.

MON
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TUE
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ032-221730-
Northern Chatham Strait-
345 PM AKST Thu Jan 21 2021

TONIGHT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

FRI
Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.

FRI NIGHT
Light winds becoming SE 10 kt late. Seas 2 ft or
less.

SAT
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.

SAT NIGHT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.

SUN
S wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt late. Seas building to 3 ft.

MON
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TUE
N wind 15 kt. Seas building to 3 ft.



PKZ033-221730-
Southern Chatham Strait-
345 PM AKST Thu Jan 21 2021

TONIGHT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Near ocean entrances, seas 7
ft.

FRI
N wind 10 kt in the morning becoming light. Seas 2 ft
or less, except 6 ft near ocean entrances.

FRI NIGHT
Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less, except 7 ft near
ocean entrances.

SAT
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 9 ft near ocean
entrances. Rain.

SAT NIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 11 ft near
ocean entrances. Rain.

SUN
S wind 15 kt becoming N. Seas 3 ft.

MON
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TUE
N wind 15 kt. Seas building to 3 ft.



PKZ034-221730-
Frederick Sound-
345 PM AKST Thu Jan 21 2021

TONIGHT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

FRI
Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.

FRI NIGHT
Light winds becoming SE 10 kt late. Seas 2 ft or
less.

SAT
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

SAT NIGHT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.

SUN
S wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt late. Seas building to 3 ft.

MON
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TUE
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ035-221730-
Sumner Strait-
345 PM AKST Thu Jan 21 2021

TONIGHT
N wind 10 kt in the evening becoming light. Seas 2 ft
or less.

FRI
Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.

FRI NIGHT
Light winds becoming S 10 kt late. Seas 2 ft or
less, except 4 ft near ocean entrances.

SAT
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 5 ft near
ocean entrances.

SAT NIGHT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 7 ft near
ocean entrances. Rain.

SUN
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

MON
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

TUE
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.



PKZ036-221730-
Clarence Strait-
345 PM AKST Thu Jan 21 2021

TONIGHT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 6 ft near ocean
entrances.

FRI
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 5 ft
near ocean entrances.

SAT
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 7 ft near ocean
entrances.

SAT NIGHT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 8 ft near
ocean entrances. Rain.

SUN
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

MON
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

TUE
N wind 15 kt becoming SE. Seas 2 ft or less.