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FZAK51 PAFC 212308
CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
308 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 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.

PKZ197-221215-
308 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 996 mb low 160 nm east of Sitkinak will weaken as it moves
into the North Pacific tonight. A 1000 mb low will form 140 nm
southeast of Middleton Island tonight and move to the North
Pacific Tue. A front will enter the southwest Gulf Wed afternoon.

$$

PKZ119-221215-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
308 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ120-221215-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
308 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt becoming variable 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ121-221215-
Resurrection Bay-
308 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU THROUGH SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ125-221215-
Prince William Sound-
308 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt becoming N 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE...N wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ126-221215-
Port Valdez-
308 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NE wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 10 kt
in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Rain showers.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-221215-
Valdez Narrows-
308 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt becoming NE after midnight.
Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.WED...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ128-221215-
Valdez Arm-
308 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Rain showers.
.WED...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-221215-
Passage Canal-
308 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt becoming W after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
Rain.
.TUE...W wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-221215-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
308 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ131-221215-
Barren Islands East-
308 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ132-221215-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
308 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 10 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ136-221215-
Chiniak Bay-
308 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ137-221215-
Marmot Bay-
308 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ138-221215-
Shelikof Strait-
308 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt out of bays and passes.
Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 20 kt. Gusts to 30 kt out of bays and passes.
Seas 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ139-221215-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
308 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ140-221215-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
308 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt becoming N 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NW 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ141-221215-
Kachemak Bay-
308 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...N wind to 15 kt becoming Variable wind less than 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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