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FZAK51 PAFC 160012
CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
312 PM AKST Mon Jan 15 2018

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.

PKZ197-161300-
312 PM AKST Mon Jan 15 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 970 mb Pacific low 720 nm southeast of Kodiak Mon night will
move to 200 nm southeast of Kodiak Tue afternoon. This low will
then weaken to 992 mb as it moves to 65 nm northeast of Larsen Bay
Wed afternoon.

$$

PKZ119-161300-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
312 PM AKST Mon Jan 15 2018

...STORM WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt toward morning.
Seas 15 ft. Rain.
.TUE...E wind 35 kt increasing to 45 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 22 ft. Rain showers.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 50 kt. Seas 24 ft. Rain.
.WED...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ120-161300-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
312 PM AKST Mon Jan 15 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt becoming NE 35 kt after midnight.
Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.TUE...NE wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft building to 19 ft in the
afternoon. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft. Rain.
.WED...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ121-161300-
Resurrection Bay-
312 PM AKST Mon Jan 15 2018

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt around midnight.
Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft after midnight. Rain.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ125-161300-
Prince William Sound-
312 PM AKST Mon Jan 15 2018

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt becoming N after midnight.
Seas 4 ft building to 6 ft after midnight. Rain.
.TUE...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.WED...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-161300-
Port Valdez-
312 PM AKST Mon Jan 15 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.WED...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ127-161300-
Valdez Narrows-
312 PM AKST Mon Jan 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt becoming N 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.WED...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ128-161300-
Valdez Arm-
312 PM AKST Mon Jan 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft after midnight. Rain.
.TUE...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.WED...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ129-161300-
Passage Canal-
312 PM AKST Mon Jan 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas building to 5 ft. Rain.
.WED...E wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ130-161300-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
312 PM AKST Mon Jan 15 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt becoming N 35 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 ft building to 11 ft after midnight. Rain.
.TUE...N wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 40 kt. Seas 15 ft. Rain.
.WED...E wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ131-161300-
Barren Islands East-
312 PM AKST Mon Jan 15 2018

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.TUE...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt becoming SE 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 17 ft. Rain.
.WED...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ132-161300-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
312 PM AKST Mon Jan 15 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt increasing to 35 kt after midnight.
Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.TUE...N wind 40 kt diminishing to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. N of Dangerous Cape, NE wind 25 kt
becoming S 20 kt after midnight. Seas 13 ft.
.WED...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ136-161300-
Chiniak Bay-
312 PM AKST Mon Jan 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft after midnight. Rain.
.TUE...NW wind 30 kt becoming NE 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt becoming NW 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 6 ft subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. Rain.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU THROUGH SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ137-161300-
Marmot Bay-
312 PM AKST Mon Jan 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft after midnight. Rain.
.TUE...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt becoming NW 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 6 ft subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. Rain.
.WED...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 1 ft.

$$

PKZ138-161300-
Shelikof Strait-
312 PM AKST Mon Jan 15 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming N 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft building to 9 ft after midnight. Rain.
.TUE...N wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 13 ft subsiding to 8 ft after midnight. Rain.
.WED...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ139-161300-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
312 PM AKST Mon Jan 15 2018

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

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 ft building to 8 ft after midnight. Rain.
.TUE...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain.
.WED...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ140-161300-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
312 PM AKST Mon Jan 15 2018

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt after midnight.
Seas in ice free waters 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE...N wind increasing to 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters
4 ft building to 8 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas in ice free waters 10 ft.
.WED...NE wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.THU THROUGH SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.

$$

PKZ141-161300-
Kachemak Bay-
312 PM AKST Mon Jan 15 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas building to 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.WED...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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