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Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska...UPDATED
National Weather Service Juneau AK
638 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

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.

PKZ098-170500-
638 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A gale force low over central gulf continues to track northwest
to Kodiak through Wednesday morning. A second gale force low
will approach the far southeastern gulf Wednesday afternoon and
then weaken on Thursday. 

$$

PKZ011-170500-
Glacier Bay-
638 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018
.TODAY...N wind 15 kt becoming SE 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts 
to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers. 
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers. 
.WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.THU...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.SAT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 



$$

PKZ012-170500-
Northern Lynn Canal-
638 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018
.TODAY...N wind 15 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft. 
Rain showers. 
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers. 
.WED...N wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N gale to 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. 
.THU...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. 
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. 
.SAT...N gale to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. 



$$

PKZ013-170500-
Southern Lynn Canal-
638 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018
.TODAY...N wind 15 kt becoming SE 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts 
to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers. 
.WED...NE wind 15 kt becoming N 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt out of interior
passes. Seas 5 ft. 
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. 



$$

PKZ021-170500-
Icy Strait-
638 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS AFTERNOON...
.TODAY...E wind increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 ft. 
Rain showers early in the morning.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers. 
.WED...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.SAT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 



$$

PKZ022-170500-
Cross Sound-
638 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
.TODAY...E wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt late. Seas 12 ft.
Showers.
.WED...E wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. SE swell. 
.WED NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. 
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. 
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. 
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. 



$$

PKZ031-170500-
Stephens Passage-
638 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018
.TODAY...SE wind increasing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to 
35 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.WED...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. 
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. 



$$

PKZ032-170500-
Northern Chatham Strait-
638 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS AFTERNOON...
.TODAY...SE wind increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 ft.
Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the evening. Seas
4 ft. Rain showers in the evening. 
.WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 



$$

PKZ033-170500-
Southern Chatham Strait-
638 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
.TODAY...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft, except 13 ft near ocean
entrances. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the evening. Seas
4 ft, except 12 ft near ocean entrances. Rain showers in the
evening. 
.WED...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 9 ft near ocean
entrances. 
.WED NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft, except 10 ft near
ocean entrances. 
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.SAT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 



$$

PKZ034-170500-
Frederick Sound-
638 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS AFTERNOON...
.TODAY...SE wind increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to 
40 kt out of interior passes. Seas 5 ft. Rain showers early in 
the morning. 
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the evening. Seas
4 ft. 
.WED...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Gusts to 45 kt out of interior
passes. Seas 3 ft. 
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 



$$

PKZ035-170500-
Sumner Strait-
638 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...
.TODAY...E wind increasing to 25 kt in the morning. Seas 5 ft, 
except 8 ft near ocean entrances. Out of interior passes, gusts to
35 kt.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 7 ft
near ocean entrances. 
.WED...E wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas
4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Gusts to 45 kt out of interior passes.
Seas 4 ft. 
.THU...NE wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.SAT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 



$$

PKZ036-170500-
Clarence Strait-
638 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
.TODAY...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. 
.WED...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain in the afternoon. 
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. 
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. 
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.SAT...N wind 15 kt becoming SE. Seas 3 ft. 



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