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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK51 PAJK

FZAK51 PAJK 031224
CWFAJK

Coastal Waters Forecast for Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
324 AM AKST Fri Feb 3 2023

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.

PKZ098-040330-
324 AM AKST Fri Feb 3 2023

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS

Another weak low will move across the SE Gulf and southern
panhandle Friday night into Saturday. A stronger low moves into
the area Sunday with gales developing over the central and SE
Gulf and storm force winds over the NE Gulf.



PKZ011-040330-
Glacier Bay-
324 AM AKST Fri Feb 3 2023

TODAY
Light winds becoming N 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft
or less. Snow early in the morning.

TONIGHT
N wind 15 kt. 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.

SUN
NW wind 10 kt becoming SE. Seas 2 ft or less.

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

TUE
SE wind 10 kt becoming light. Seas 2 ft or less.



PKZ012-040330-
Northern Lynn Canal-
324 AM AKST Fri Feb 3 2023

TODAY
N wind 10 kt. Seas building to 3 ft in the afternoon.
Snow early in the morning.

TONIGHT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SAT
NW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning then 2 ft or
less.

SAT NIGHT
Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.

SUN
Light winds becoming SE 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

MON
S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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



PKZ013-040330-
Southern Lynn Canal-
324 AM AKST Fri Feb 3 2023

TODAY
S wind 10 kt becoming N in the morning. Seas building to
3 ft in the afternoon. Patchy freezing fog early in the morning.
Snow early in the morning.

TONIGHT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow showers late.

SAT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning then 2 ft or
less.

SAT NIGHT
Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.

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

MON
S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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



PKZ021-040330-
Icy Strait-
324 AM AKST Fri Feb 3 2023

TODAY
E wind 10 kt. Seas building to 3 ft in the afternoon.
Patchy fog early in the morning. Snow early in the morning.

TONIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain showers late.

SAT
Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.

SAT NIGHT
Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.

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

MON
S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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



PKZ022-040330-
Cross Sound-
324 AM AKST Fri Feb 3 2023

TODAY
E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow early in the morning.

TONIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers late.

SAT
Light winds becoming E 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
5 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN
E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft building to 13 ft.

MON
S wind 15 kt. Seas 15 ft.

TUE
S wind 10 kt. Seas 10 ft.



PKZ031-040330-
Stephens Passage-
324 AM AKST Fri Feb 3 2023

TODAY
SE wind 15 kt becoming NE. Seas 3 ft.

TONIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow showers and rain showers
late.

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

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

SUN
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

MON
S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TUE
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ032-040330-
Northern Chatham Strait-
324 AM AKST Fri Feb 3 2023

TODAY
SE wind 15 kt becoming NE. Seas 3 ft early in the
morning then 2 ft or less. Patchy fog early in the morning. Rain
and snow early in the morning.

TONIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft in the evening then 2 ft or
less. Rain showers late.

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

SAT NIGHT
Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.

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

MON
S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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



PKZ033-040330-
Southern Chatham Strait-
324 AM AKST Fri Feb 3 2023

TODAY
SE wind 10 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft.
Rain in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers late.

SAT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 6 ft near ocean
entrances.

SAT NIGHT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 6 ft near ocean
entrances.

SUN
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft building to 8 ft.

MON
S wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

TUE
S wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ034-040330-
Frederick Sound-
324 AM AKST Fri Feb 3 2023

TODAY
SE wind 15 kt becoming NE. Seas 3 ft early in the
morning then 2 ft or less. Rain in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain in the evening, then
rain showers late.

SAT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain in the
afternoon.

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

SUN
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

MON
S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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



PKZ035-040330-
Sumner Strait-
324 AM AKST Fri Feb 3 2023

TODAY
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Rain.

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

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

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

SUN
S wind 15 kt becoming SE 25 kt. Seas 3 ft building to
6 ft.

MON
S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

TUE
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ036-040330-
Clarence Strait-
324 AM AKST Fri Feb 3 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TODAY
SE wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft building to
7 ft. Rain.

TONIGHT
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.

SAT
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.

SAT NIGHT
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SUN
SE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt. Seas 3 ft building
to 8 ft.

MON
S wind 25 kt diminishing to 10 kt. Seas 8 ft subsiding
to 3 ft.

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