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CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
634 PM AKST MON JAN 16 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.

PKZ197-171645-
634 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 970 MB LOW OVER HINCHINBROOK ISLAND MOVES INLAND MON NIGHT.
THE TRAILING FRONT SWEEPS ACROSS THE GULF OF ALASKA BY TUE
AFTERNOON. WEAK LOW PRESSURE LINGERS ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST
AND SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA THROUGH WED AFTERNOON.

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PKZ119-171645-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
634 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 20 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ120-171645-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
634 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 19 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  SEAS
11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ121-171645-
RESURRECTION BAY-
634 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

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

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ125-171645-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
634 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT TOWARD MORNING.
SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT TOWARD MORNING.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ126-171645-
PORT VALDEZ-
634 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING E WIND 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  SEAS
3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ127-171645-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
634 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ128-171645-
VALDEZ ARM-
634 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ129-171645-
PASSAGE CANAL-
634 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT NEAR WHITTIER.  SEAS 2 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT NEAR WHITTIER.  SEAS
3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ130-171645-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
634 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 50 KT DIMINISHING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 16 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ131-171645-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
634 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 16 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ132-171645-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
634 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT EXCEPT N 20 KT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE.  SEAS
7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT EXCEPT N 30 KT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE.
SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ136-171645-
CHINIAK BAY-
634 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ137-171645-
MARMOT BAY-
634 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  SEAS
6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ138-171645-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
634 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF BAYS AND
PASSES.  SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ139-171645-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
634 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 40 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 15 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.

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PKZ140-171645-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
634 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE  LESS
THAN 10 KT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT.

$$

PKZ141-171645-
KACHEMAK BAY-
634 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO W 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 15 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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