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FZAK51 PAFC 262355
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
255 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

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.

PKZ197-271230-
255 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A NORTHWARD MOVING FRONT WILL APPROACH THE SOUTHWEST GULF TUE
MORNING AND IMPACT THE NORTH GULF COAST WED MORNING BEFORE
DISSIPATING DURING THE DAY WED.

$$

PKZ119-271230-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
255 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT...EXCEPT NE 15 KT NEAR THE COAST. SEAS
6 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING E 30 KT. SEAS
8 FT.
.WED...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ120-271230-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
255 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ121-271230-
RESURRECTION BAY-
255 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ125-271230-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
255 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
3 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ126-271230-
PORT VALDEZ-
255 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ127-271230-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
255 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-271230-
VALDEZ ARM-
255 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ129-271230-
PASSAGE CANAL-
255 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT NEAR WHITTIER.
SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-271230-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
255 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. SNOW. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ131-271230-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
255 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ132-271230-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
255 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ136-271230-
CHINIAK BAY-
255 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4
FT. SNOW.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ137-271230-
MARMOT BAY-
255 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ138-271230-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
255 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY MAINLY
IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ139-271230-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
255 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ140-271230-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
255 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-271230-
KACHEMAK BAY-
255 PM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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