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FZAK51 PAFC 261132
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
332 AM AKDT SUN MAR 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.

PKZ197-270045-
332 AM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 1002 MB LOW 65 NM SOUTHWEST OF MIDDLETON ISLAND WILL DISSIPATE
BY THIS AFTERNOON. A 994 MB NORTH PACIFIC LOW WILL MOVE TO 100 NM
SOUTHEAST OF MIDDLETON ISLAND TONIGHT AND THEN TO 30 NM NORTHWEST
OF MIDDLETON ISLAND AT 991 MB MON AFTERNOON BEFORE MOVING INLAND.
A 994 MB NORTH PACIFIC LOW WILL MOVE TO 85 NM SOUTH OF MIDDLETON
ISLAND MON NIGHT.

$$

PKZ119-270045-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
332 AM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ120-270045-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
332 AM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ121-270045-
RESURRECTION BAY-
332 AM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT THIS MORNING. SEAS 4 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. SNOW
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ125-270045-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
332 AM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ126-270045-
PORT VALDEZ-
332 AM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. SNOW
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-270045-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
332 AM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-270045-
VALDEZ ARM-
332 AM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-270045-
PASSAGE CANAL-
332 AM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-270045-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
332 AM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ131-270045-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
332 AM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ132-270045-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
332 AM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ136-270045-
CHINIAK BAY-
332 AM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-270045-
MARMOT BAY-
332 AM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ138-270045-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
332 AM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-270045-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
332 AM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ140-270045-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
332 AM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT.

$$

PKZ141-270045-
KACHEMAK BAY-
332 AM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2
FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$



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