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FZAK51 PAFC 251302
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
402 AM AKST SAT FEB 25 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.

PKZ197-260215-
402 AM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 1019 MB LOW 25NM SOUTH OF CAPE FAIRWEATHER MOVES ONSHORE 155 NM
SOUTHEAST OF HYDABURG SAT AFTERNOON. A TROUGH REMAINS ALONG THE
NORTH GULF COAST THROUGH MON MORNING.

$$

PKZ119-260215-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
402 AM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ120-260215-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
402 AM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ121-260215-
RESURRECTION BAY-
402 AM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ125-260215-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
402 AM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ126-260215-
PORT VALDEZ-
402 AM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ127-260215-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
402 AM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ128-260215-
VALDEZ ARM-
402 AM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ129-260215-
PASSAGE CANAL-
402 AM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 4 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ130-260215-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
402 AM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ131-260215-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
402 AM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ132-260215-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
402 AM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ136-260215-
CHINIAK BAY-
402 AM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ137-260215-
MARMOT BAY-
402 AM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ138-260215-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
402 AM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ139-260215-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
402 AM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.

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PKZ140-260215-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
402 AM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 20 KT.

$$

PKZ141-260215-
KACHEMAK BAY-
402 AM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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