Friday, September22, 2017 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Pelican, AK

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What's New / NOTES
6/25/2017 - NOAA is having a major issue that impact the 7 day forecast load times. Many users are reporting problems. The issue has been reported.
5/23/2017 - Worked with NOAA again to speed up the 7 day forecast load times. Thanks to them for being responsive.
5/19/2016 - There were issues with the 3 day airport observation history. I switched to another data source. Let me know if you see any issues with the data feeds.

Sunrise 6:43AMSunset 6:56PM Friday September 22, 2017 4:14 PM AKDT (00:14 UTC) Moonrise 8:43AMMoonset 7:19PM Illumination 6% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 2 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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PKZ022 Cross Sound- 314 Pm Akdt Fri Sep 22 2017
Tonight..E wind 15 kt in the evening becoming light. Seas 5 ft. S swell late.
Sat..Light winds becoming ne 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 ft. S swell.
Sat night..E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
Sun..SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Showers.
Sun night..SW wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
Mon..SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
Tue..S wind 10 kt becoming e. Seas 4 ft.
Wed..E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Pelican, AK
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Area Discussion for -
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Fxak67 pajk 222246
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southeast alaska forecast discussion
national weather service juneau ak
246 pm akdt Fri sep 22 2017

Short term Friday afternoon through Saturday night ... A weak
weather system will bring more rain to the southern panhandle
tonight while scattered to numerous showers continue elsewhere. As
the weak weather system moves off to the northeast tomorrow,
showers will be replaced by rain from the next front that will
arrive Saturday afternoon. This rain will encompass the entire
panhandle by early Saturday night and become heavy at times.

Storm totals from late Saturday afternoon through early Sunday
morning are currently forecast to range from 0.5 inches to
slightly more than 1 inch.

No significant winds associated with the weak weather system
tonight apart from a southeasterly winds to 20 kt in clarence
strait. Am also seeing southerly winds to 20 kts over lynn canal
owing to a stiff southerly pressure gradient over the far northern
inner channels. Winds over the eastern gulf will form up out of
the southeast late tonight and increase to small craft intensity
by Saturday afternoon.

No significant changes to most aspects of the previous forecast.

Did update pop to slow down the weak weather system tonight and
fine tune the timing of the Saturday night front. Adjustments to
qpf for similar reasons using a blend of 12z nam12 and a the
latest forecast from rfc. Overall forecast confidence is average,
trending above average.

Long term Sunday to Friday strong southwest flow from the
central pacific is moving onshore the british columbia coast,
catching the southern part of the panhandle on the northern edge
of the stream. There should be a wave trough moving inland late
Saturday to early Sunday for the panhandle. Another system with a
closed low will move to the haida gwaii area late Sunday night and
is expected to have a significant moisture pool with it and larger
rainfall totals.

For mid week a more general broad low should be lifting into the
west central gulf of alaska and stalling which should result in
continued troughs and weak fronts lifting onshore across the
panhandle, with there clouds and rain.

Overall a wet pattern should be expected for southeast alaska next
week.

Models solutions at the later stages, day 6 period and onward are
still having some consistency issues and the solutions were
wildly different so an ensemble solution was favored. We did
adjust winds towards the wpc solution in line with neighboring
office. Not many other changes were made to the long term grids.

Ajk watches warnings advisories
Public... None.

Marine... Small craft advisory for pkz042-043-051-052.

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Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
ELFA2 - 9452634 - Elfin Cove, AK 24 mi44 min 51°F 52°F1014.3 hPa
CSPA2 - Cape Spencer, AK 27 mi64 min E 12 G 15 50°F 50°F
BLTA2 - Bartlet Cove AK 50 mi49 min Calm G 1.9 50°F

Airport Reports
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2 days ago--Calm--W7--W7--W8--W8----------------------NW5--Calm

Tide / Current Tables for Canoe Cove, North Pass, Lisianski Strait and Inlet, Alaska
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Canoe Cove
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Fri -- 02:44 AM AKDT     10.14 feet High Tide
Fri -- 06:51 AM AKDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 08:47 AM AKDT     0.44 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 09:43 AM AKDT     Moonrise
Fri -- 02:55 PM AKDT     10.54 feet High Tide
Fri -- 07:03 PM AKDT     Sunset
Fri -- 08:19 PM AKDT     Moonset
Fri -- 09:13 PM AKDT     -0.14 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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5.98.29.810.19.17.24.72.40.80.51.43.35.88.31010.59.87.95.42.80.8-0.10.21.7

Tide / Current Tables for Dry Pass, Hill Island, Chichagof Island, Alaska
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Dry Pass
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Fri -- 02:41 AM AKDT     10.24 feet High Tide
Fri -- 06:50 AM AKDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 08:48 AM AKDT     0.54 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 09:42 AM AKDT     Moonrise
Fri -- 02:52 PM AKDT     10.64 feet High Tide
Fri -- 07:03 PM AKDT     Sunset
Fri -- 08:18 PM AKDT     Moonset
Fri -- 09:14 PM AKDT     -0.04 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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68.49.910.29.27.24.72.50.90.61.53.568.410.110.69.885.42.90.9-00.31.8

Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Weather Map
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IR Satellite Image from GEOS
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Wind Forecast for (20,4,5,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Biorka Is., AK
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