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FZAK51 PAFC 220041
CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
341 PM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

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.

PKZ197-221315-
341 PM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 989 mb low 55 nm west of Middleton Island will move to 50 nm
southeast of Homer and dissipate Mon morning. A 992 mb low in the
southwestern Gulf will move to 230 nm southeast of Kodiak City at
993 mb Mon morning then it will move to the southeastern Gulf at
993 mb Tue morning.

$$

PKZ119-221315-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
341 PM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt out of the Copper River
Delta. Seas 9 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.MON...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ120-221315-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
341 PM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

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

.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ121-221315-
Resurrection Bay-
341 PM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread snow showers.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED THROUGH FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ125-221315-
Prince William Sound-
341 PM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt out of bays and passes in
the evening. Seas 3 ft. Snow showers and rain showers.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ126-221315-
Port Valdez-
341 PM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ127-221315-
Valdez Narrows-
341 PM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

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

.TONIGHT...N wind 30 diminishing to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
Freezing spray.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray. Snow
showers.
.TUE...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED THROUGH FRI...N wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ128-221315-
Valdez Arm-
341 PM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 35 kt in the evening, then diminishing to 25 kt.
Seas 6 ft.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ129-221315-
Passage Canal-
341 PM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts to
35 kt near Whittier in the evening. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray. Snow
showers.
.MON...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread snow showers.
.TUE...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-221315-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
341 PM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ131-221315-
Barren Islands East-
341 PM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Heavy freezing spray near the
Barren Islands.
.MON...N wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray near the Barren
Islands.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Heavy freezing spray near the
Barren Islands.
.TUE...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...N wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ132-221315-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
341 PM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...N wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 25 kt except N 30 kt N of Dangerous Cape. Seas
8 ft except 16 ft N of Dangerous Cape. Freezing spray.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ136-221315-
Chiniak Bay-
341 PM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray. Widespread
snow showers.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ137-221315-
Marmot Bay-
341 PM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ138-221315-
Shelikof Strait-
341 PM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...GALE WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ139-221315-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
341 PM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ140-221315-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
341 PM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt.
.MON...NE wind 10 kt.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt.
.WED...N wind 10 kt.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N wind 15 kt.

$$

PKZ141-221315-
Kachemak Bay-
341 PM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray. Snow
showers.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$



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