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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
351 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

Offshore waters forecast for the Gulf of Alaska West of 144W

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.

PKZ351-291330-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore North of 57N and West of 144W-
351 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 15 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Rain and snow.
.SUN...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 15 to 23 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 35 to 50 kt. Seas 21 to 26 ft.
.MON...W wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft.
.TUE...W wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.WED...NW wind up to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
351 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

Offshore waters forecast for the Gulf of Alaska West of 144W

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.

PKZ352-291330-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore South of 57N North of 55N and West of
144W-
351 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...S wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Rain and snow.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 17 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 15 to 26 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 18 to 26 ft.
.MON THROUGH WED...NW wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.

$$


Small Craft Advisory


Coastal Waters Forecast for Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
323 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

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.

PKZ012-291745-
Northern Lynn Canal-
323 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt becoming N 30 kt late. Gusts to 45 kt.
Seas 6 ft. Rain showers in the evening.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt becoming SE 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 ft
subsiding to 2 ft or less in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt late. Seas 3 ft
building to 5 ft. Snow.
.SUN...S gale to 40 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...S gale to 40 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain showers and snow
showers.
.MON...S wind 30 kt becoming E 15 kt. Seas 6 ft subsiding to
3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
323 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

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.

PKZ013-291745-
Southern Lynn Canal-
323 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 10 kt becoming N 25 kt late. Out of interior
passes, gusts to 35 kt late. Seas 2 ft building to 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt becoming SE 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4
ft subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt late. Gusts to 40
kt. Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft. Snow in the evening, then snow
and rain late.
.SUN...S gale to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...S gale to 40 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain showers and snow
showers.
.MON...S gale to 35 kt diminishing to 15 kt. Seas 7 ft
subsiding to 3 ft.
.TUE...E wind 15 kt becoming N. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
323 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

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.

PKZ022-291745-
Cross Sound-
323 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

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

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt becoming E 15 kt late. Seas 8 ft. S
swell.
.SAT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft. S swell.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming E 25 kt late. Seas 7 ft.
Rain and snow.
.SUN...SW gale to 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...W gale to 40 kt. Gusts to 55 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain
showers.
.MON...W gale to 35 kt becoming SW 15 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.TUE...S wind 10 kt becoming E 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
310 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

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.

PKZ041-291815-
Dixon Entrance to Cape Decision-
310 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft. W swell in the evening.
.SAT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft. W swell.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 15 kt becoming S 30 kt late. Seas 11 ft.
Rain late.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...W gale to 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.MON...W wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.TUE...W wind 25 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.WED...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
310 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

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.

PKZ042-291815-
Cape Decision to Cape Edgecumbe-
310 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft. W swell.
.SAT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft. W swell.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 15 kt becoming S 30 kt late. Seas 11 ft.
Rain.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...W gale to 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.MON...W wind 30 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.TUE...W wind 20 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
310 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

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.

PKZ043-291815-
Cape Edgecumbe to Cape Fairweather-
310 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft. SW swell.
.SAT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft. W swell.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt becoming S gale to 35 kt late.
Seas 11 ft. Snow in the evening. Rain.
.SUN...SW gale to 35 kt. Seas 17 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...W gale to 40 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.MON...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
310 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

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.

PKZ051-291815-
Cape Fairweather to Icy Cape-
310 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft. SW swell.
.SAT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 8 ft. SW swell.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 20 kt becoming SE gale to 35 kt late.
Seas 8 ft building to 12 ft late. Snow in the evening. Rain.
.SUN...SW gale to 40 kt. Seas 17 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...W gale to 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.MON...W wind 30 kt becoming S. Seas 23 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.WED...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
310 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

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.

PKZ052-291815-
Icy Cape to Cape Suckling-
310 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 7 ft. SW swell.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt becoming E gale to 45 kt late.
Seas 8 ft building to 13 ft late. Snow in the evening. Rain.
.SUN...SW gale to 40 kt. Seas 19 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...W gale to 35 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.MON...W gale to 35 kt becoming E 25 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.TUE...E wind 15 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.WED...E wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

Marine Forecast for Yakutat Bay
National Weather Service Juneau AK
309 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

Coastal Waters Forecast for Yakutat Bay

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.

PKZ053-291815-
Yakutat Bay-
309 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

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

.TONIGHT...Light winds becoming E 10 kt. Seas 8 ft. S swell.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft. S swell.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming NE 20 kt late. Seas 6 ft.
S swell. Snow and rain in the evening, then rain and snow late.
.SUN...S wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft. S swell. Rain showers.
.MON...SW wind 10 kt becoming SE. Seas 16 ft.
.TUE...E wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
334 AM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

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.

PKZ119-290200-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
334 AM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...W wind 40 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.TUE...W wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$


Winter Storm Watch


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Juneau AK
311 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020


AKZ017-291615-
/O.CON.PAJK.WS.A.0011.200301T0300Z-200301T1700Z/
Cape Fairweather to Cape Suckling Coastal Area-
Including the city of Yakutat
311 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 6 to
  12 inches possible.

* WHERE...Yakutat Area.

* WHEN...From Saturday evening through Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow will change to rain near sea level
  Sunday morning. A period of freezing rain is possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Juneau AK
311 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020


AKZ018-291615-
/O.CON.PAJK.WS.A.0011.200301T0600Z-200302T0300Z/
Taiya Inlet and Klondike Highway-
Including the city of Skagway
311 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow possible. Total snow
  accumulations of 5 to 12 inches possible. Winds could gust as
  high as 45 mph, increasing to 60 mph Sunday afternoon.

* WHERE...Skagway, Dyea, and Klondike Highway.

* WHEN...From Saturday evening through Sunday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Gusty
  winds will cause blowing snow.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow will change to rain near sea level
  Sunday morning. A period of freezing rain is possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Juneau AK
311 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020


AKZ019-025-291615-
/O.CON.PAJK.WS.A.0011.200301T0600Z-200301T1800Z/
Haines Borough and Lynn Canal-
Juneau Borough and Northern Admiralty Island-
Including the cities of Haines and Juneau
311 PM AKST Fri Feb 28 2020

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 9
  inches possible.

* WHERE...Haines and Juneau Areas.

* WHEN...From Saturday evening through Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow will change to rain near sea level
  Sunday morning. A period of freezing rain is possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

&&

$$

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