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FZAK51 PAFC 311141
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
341 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

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.

PKZ197-010015-
341 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A FRONT MOVES INTO THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF TUE AND THEN WEAKENS
THROUGH WED NIGHT OVER THE CENTRAL GULF.

$$

PKZ119-010015-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
341 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ120-010015-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
341 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ121-010015-
RESURRECTION BAY-
341 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER
SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-010015-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
341 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-010015-
PORT VALDEZ-
341 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-010015-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
341 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-010015-
VALDEZ ARM-
341 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-010015-
PASSAGE CANAL-
341 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT THROUGH WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
2 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-010015-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
341 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ131-010015-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
341 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ132-010015-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
341 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ136-010015-
CHINIAK BAY-
341 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-010015-
MARMOT BAY-
341 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-010015-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
341 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
7 FT BUILDING TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ139-010015-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
341 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT BY LATE MORNING. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ140-010015-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
341 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-010015-
KACHEMAK BAY-
341 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$



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