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FZAK51 PAFC 232313
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
313 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 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.

PKZ197-241130-
313 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A WEATHER FRONT WILL DISSIPATE IN THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF ALASKA BY
SAT EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE
GULF OF ALASKA THROUGH TUE.

$$

PKZ119-241130-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
313 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT EXCEPT E 20 KT NEAR THE COAST. SEAS 5
FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR
THE COAST...SE WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE
10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ120-241130-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
313 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ121-241130-
RESURRECTION BAY-
313 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS
3 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-241130-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
313 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO E 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.MON THROUGH TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-241130-
PORT VALDEZ-
313 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-241130-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
313 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT BY THE EVENING.
SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-241130-
VALDEZ ARM-
313 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
RAIN.
.SUN...VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-241130-
PASSAGE CANAL-
313 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BY
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT THROUGH TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-241130-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
313 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ131-241130-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
313 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ132-241130-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
313 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT EARLY EVENING BECOMING SW 15 KT. SEAS
7 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ136-241130-
CHINIAK BAY-
313 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-241130-
MARMOT BAY-
313 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-241130-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
313 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT EARLY DIMINISHING TO 15 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ139-241130-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
313 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-241130-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
313 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT THROUGH TUE...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-241130-
KACHEMAK BAY-
313 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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