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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
823 AM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

Coastal waters forecast for the Northern Gulf of Alaska Coast
up to 100 nm out including Kodiak Island and Cook Inlet.

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent an average of the highest
one-third of the combined wind wave and swell height.

PKZ119-220315-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
823 AM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast FOR Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
405 AM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

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.

PKZ036-220300-
Clarence Strait-
405 AM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
National Weather Service Juneau AK
358 AM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

Southeast Alaska Coastal Waters from Dixon Entrance to
Cape Suckling out 100 NM

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Seas forecasts represent the average of the highest
one-third of the combined windwave and swell height.

PKZ041-220600-
Dixon Entrance to Cape Decision-
358 AM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft. Showers.
.WED...SE wind 25 kt becoming N 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
National Weather Service Juneau AK
358 AM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

Southeast Alaska Coastal Waters from Dixon Entrance to
Cape Suckling out 100 NM

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Seas forecasts represent the average of the highest
one-third of the combined windwave and swell height.

PKZ042-220600-
Cape Decision to Cape Edgecumbe-
358 AM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY DUE TO SEAS THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Showers.
.WED...E wind 25 kt becoming N 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
National Weather Service Juneau AK
358 AM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

Southeast Alaska Coastal Waters from Dixon Entrance to
Cape Suckling out 100 NM

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Seas forecasts represent the average of the highest
one-third of the combined windwave and swell height.

PKZ043-220600-
Cape Edgecumbe to Cape Fairweather-
358 AM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY DUE TO SEAS THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. SW swell. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft. SW swell. Rain late.
.TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...E wind 20 kt becoming W. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
National Weather Service Juneau AK
358 AM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

Southeast Alaska Coastal Waters from Dixon Entrance to
Cape Suckling out 100 NM

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Seas forecasts represent the average of the highest
one-third of the combined windwave and swell height.

PKZ051-220600-
Cape Fairweather to Icy Cape-
358 AM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. S swell in the afternoon.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft subsiding. S swell. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft. S swell in the morning.
Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...E wind 10 kt becoming S. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
National Weather Service Juneau AK
358 AM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

Southeast Alaska Coastal Waters from Dixon Entrance to
Cape Suckling out 100 NM

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Seas forecasts represent the average of the highest
one-third of the combined windwave and swell height.

PKZ052-220600-
Icy Cape to Cape Suckling-
358 AM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft subsiding to 6 ft late. S
swell. Rain.
.TUE...E wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...E wind 10 kt becoming S. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$


Special Weather Statement


Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Juneau AK
628 AM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

AKZ017>025-220200-
Cape Fairweather to Cape Suckling Coastal Area-
Taiya Inlet and Klondike Highway-Haines Borough and Lynn Canal-
Glacier Bay-Eastern Chichagof Island-
Salisbury Sound to Cape Fairweather Coastal Area-
Cape Decision to Salisbury Sound Coastal Area-
Eastern Baranof Island and Southern Admiralty Island-
Juneau Borough and Northern Admiralty Island-
Including the cities of Yakutat, Skagway, Haines, Gustavus,
Hoonah, Elfin Cove, Pelican, Sitka, Port Alexander, Angoon,
and Juneau
628 AM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

A weather front moved ashore overnight and produced heavy rain
at times across the northern and portions of the central
Panhandle. Rain rates have diminished this morning, but a wave
developing in the southeast gulf will increase rain this afternoon
again for portions of the northern Panhandle. Yet another front
will cause additional heavy rain through early Tuesday before
diminishing. Forecast rainfall amounts will range from 1 to 3
inches near sea level to 2 to 6 inches for higher elevations
Monday through Tuesday.

Rivers, creeks, and streams are rising but no flooding is expected
at this time. Ponding of water may occur on roads and flat areas.

$$

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Juneau AK
628 AM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

AKZ026>029-220200-
Inner Channels from Kupreanof Island to Etolin Island-
Dixon Entrance to Cape Decision Coastal Area-
Southern Inner Channels-Misty Fjords-
Including the cities of Petersburg, Wrangell, Kake, Craig,
Klawock, Ketchikan, Metlakatla, and Hyder
628 AM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

A weather front will move onshore today and cause periods of
heavy rain. A wave along the frontal boundary will result in
slightly diminished rain rates over the southern Inner Channels
Monday afternoon but an increase for Prince of Wales Island and
the Petersburg and Wrangell area. Heavier rain bands will return
to the far south and Ketchikan areas tonight. Another front will
keep rain heavy through the area through Tuesday morning.
Forecast storm totals Monday through Tuesday range from 2 to 5
inches near sea level and 5 to 9 inches over higher terrain.

Rivers, creeks, and streams have shown rises but no flooding is
expected at this time. Ponding of water may occur on roads and
flat areas.



$$

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