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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
722 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 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.

PKZ197-250415-
722 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A FRONT OVER THE CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA WILL DISSIPATE THIS
MORNING. ANOTHER FRONT WILL ENTER THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA TUE
AFTERNOON AND MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN GULF BY WED MORNING.

$$

PKZ119-250415-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
722 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT EXCEPT E 30 KT NEAR THE COAST. SEAS 15 FT.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
16 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 50 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 50 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ120-250415-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
722 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
15 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ121-250415-
RESURRECTION BAY-
722 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
FREEZING SPRAY. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-250415-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
722 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ126-250415-
PORT VALDEZ-
722 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS AND
RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS AND WIDESPREAD RAIN
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-250415-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
722 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-250415-
VALDEZ ARM-
722 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS AND
RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-250415-
PASSAGE CANAL-
722 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-250415-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
722 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN WITH SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-250415-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
722 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN SHOWERS AND WIDESPREAD
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
15 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.THU...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ132-250415-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
722 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 21 FT EXCEPT 13 FT N OF DANGEROUS
CAPE.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.THU...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ136-250415-
CHINIAK BAY-
722 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-250415-
MARMOT BAY-
722 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-250415-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
722 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-250415-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
722 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. SNOW AND
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-250415-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
722 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT.

$$

PKZ141-250415-
KACHEMAK BAY-
722 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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