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CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
306 PM AKDT WED APR 26 2017

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.

PKZ197-271200-
306 PM AKDT WED APR 26 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 996 MB LOW 100 NM SOUTH OF SITKA MOVES TO 60 NM NORTHWEST OF
SITKA AT 1010 MB BY THU NIGHT AND DISSIPATES FRI MORNING. WEAK
TROUGHS SLIP OVER THE NORTH GULF COAST THROUGH KODIAK ISLAND
THROUGH FRI AFTERNOON. A 1018 MB LOW ENTERS THE GULF NEAR 55N 146W
FRI AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-271200-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
306 PM AKDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ120-271200-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
306 PM AKDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ121-271200-
RESURRECTION BAY-
306 PM AKDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-271200-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
306 PM AKDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-271200-
PORT VALDEZ-
306 PM AKDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-271200-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
306 PM AKDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-271200-
VALDEZ ARM-
306 PM AKDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-271200-
PASSAGE CANAL-
306 PM AKDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-271200-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
306 PM AKDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ131-271200-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
306 PM AKDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ132-271200-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
306 PM AKDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ136-271200-
CHINIAK BAY-
306 PM AKDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ137-271200-
MARMOT BAY-
306 PM AKDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.THU...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ138-271200-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
306 PM AKDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ139-271200-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
306 PM AKDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ140-271200-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
306 PM AKDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-271200-
KACHEMAK BAY-
306 PM AKDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$



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