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FZAK51 PAFC 171156
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
356 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

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.

PKZ197-180100-
356 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A WEATHER FRONT MOVES TO THE NORTHERN AND EASTERN GULF THIS
AFTERNOON. A DEVELOPING LOW SOUTH OF THE ALEUTIANS MOVES TO
220 NM SOUTH OF SITKINAK AT 982 MB THIS AFTERNOON. THIS LOW
THEN MOVES TO 185 NM SOUTH OF CAPE SUCKLING AT 974 MB THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...THEN WEAKENS TO 984 MB 60 NM SOUTHWEST OF CAPE
SUCKLING LATE THU NIGHT.

$$

PKZ119-180100-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
356 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ120-180100-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
356 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT DURING THE MORNING.
SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT BY AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ121-180100-
RESURRECTION BAY-
356 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS
AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-180100-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
356 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO E 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO NE 25 KT TOWARD MORNING.
SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-180100-
PORT VALDEZ-
356 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-180100-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
356 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT AND THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-180100-
VALDEZ ARM-
356 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-180100-
PASSAGE CANAL-
356 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-180100-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
356 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO NE 25 KT BY AFTERNOON.
SEAS 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ131-180100-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
356 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT BECOMING S 15 KT BY AFTERNOON. SEAS 11 FT.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ132-180100-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
356 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ136-180100-
CHINIAK BAY-
356 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-180100-
MARMOT BAY-
356 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ138-180100-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
356 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ139-180100-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
356 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ140-180100-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
356 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-180100-
KACHEMAK BAY-
356 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT THIS MORNING...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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