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FZAK51 PAFC 022252
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
252 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

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.

PKZ197-031215-
252 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 1004 MB LOW 75 NM EAST OF KODIAK CITY MOVES TO 50NM SOUTH OF
SEWARD AT 1010 MB TUE AFTERNOON...THEN DISSIPATES. A STRENGTHENING
FRONT ENTERS THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF TUE AFTERNOON...THEN APPROACHES
THE NORTHERN GULF COAST BY WED AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-031215-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
252 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ120-031215-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
252 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ121-031215-
RESURRECTION BAY-
252 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-031215-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
252 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT DURING THE EVENING.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-031215-
PORT VALDEZ-
252 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-031215-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
252 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-031215-
VALDEZ ARM-
252 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-031215-
PASSAGE CANAL-
252 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-031215-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
252 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ131-031215-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
252 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ132-031215-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
252 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ136-031215-
CHINIAK BAY-
252 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-031215-
MARMOT BAY-
252 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-031215-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
252 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ139-031215-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
252 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ140-031215-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
252 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-031215-
KACHEMAK BAY-
252 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$



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