Southeast Alaska inside waters from Dixon Entrance to Skagway


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Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
341 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 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.

PKZ098-191800-
341 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A low S of Haida Gwaii will weaken as it tracks N through Hecate
Strait through Friday night before dissipating over Dixon 
Entrance Saturday morning. Another low will move into the far SE 
gulf Saturday afternoon. Meanwhile high pressure will persist 
across northwest Canada. 

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PKZ011-191800-
Glacier Bay-
341 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray. 
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. 
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.TUE...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 

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PKZ012-191800-
Northern Lynn Canal-
341 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. 
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt. Seas 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt. Seas 6 ft.
Freezing spray. 
.SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. 
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. 
.TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 

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PKZ013-191800-
Southern Lynn Canal-
341 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray. 
.SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. 
.MON...N wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 

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PKZ021-191800-
Icy Strait-
341 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018
.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. 
.SUN...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. 
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.TUE...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 

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PKZ022-191800-
Cross Sound-
341 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt diminishing late. Seas 6 ft. S swell in 
the evening.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft. S swell in the afternoon. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt late. Seas
7 ft. 
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. 
.SUN...E wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. 
.MON...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. 
.TUE...E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. 

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PKZ031-191800-
Stephens Passage-
341 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray. 
.SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. 
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 

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Northern Chatham Strait-
341 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. 
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. 
.MON...N wind 15 kt becoming S. Seas 3 ft. 
.TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 

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Southern Chatham Strait-
341 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 9 ft near ocean
entrances. 
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 7 ft near ocean
entrances. 
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 7 ft near
ocean entrances. 
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 6 ft near ocean
entrances. 
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 9 ft near ocean
entrances. 
.SUN...N wind 20 kt becoming SE. Seas 4 ft. 
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.TUE...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 

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Frederick Sound-
341 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. 
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. 
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.TUE...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 

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PKZ035-191800-
Sumner Strait-
341 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Out of interior passes, gusts to 30 kt 
in the evening. Seas 2 ft, except 6 ft near ocean entrances. 
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. 
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt, except 35 kt out
of interior passes. Seas 5 ft. 
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.TUE...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 

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Clarence Strait-
341 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt out of interior
passes. Seas 4 ft. 
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.TUE...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 

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