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FZAK51 PAFC 261220
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
320 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

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.

PKZ197-270115-
320 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 1018 MB LOW 320 NM SOUTHEAST OF KODIAK ISLAND THIS MORNING MOVES
40 NM SOUTHWEST OF SITKA AT 1012 MB FRI AFTERNOON. THIS LOW MOVES
70 NM NORTH OF HAIDA GWAII AT 1010 MB SAT MORNING BEFORE MOVING
INLAND AND DISSIPATING BY SAT AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO
THE WESTERN GULF BY SAT MORNING BEFORE MOVING TO EASTERN GULF BY
SUN. A WEATHER FRONT WILL ENTER THE SOUTHWEST GULF SUN MORNING.

$$

PKZ119-270115-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
320 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT IN THE MORNING DIMINISHING TO 15 KT. SEAS
11 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

$$

PKZ120-270115-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
320 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT. SEAS
8 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ121-270115-
RESURRECTION BAY-
320 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-270115-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
320 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ126-270115-
PORT VALDEZ-
320 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-270115-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
320 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-270115-
VALDEZ ARM-
320 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-270115-
PASSAGE CANAL-
320 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ130-270115-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
320 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-270115-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
320 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT. SEAS
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ132-270115-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
320 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ136-270115-
CHINIAK BAY-
320 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ137-270115-
MARMOT BAY-
320 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ138-270115-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
320 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-270115-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
320 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ140-270115-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
320 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-270115-
KACHEMAK BAY-
320 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$



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