Coastal Waters Forecast
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FZAK51 PAFC 290040
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
340 PM AKST SUN DEC 28 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.

PKZ197-291330-
340 PM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A WEATHER FRONT WILL REMAIN OVER THE GULF OF ALASKA THROUGH
TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BEGIN TO PUSH INTO THE SOUTHERN GULF
OF ALASKA TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-291330-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
340 PM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
11 FT BUILDING TO 17 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.MON...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 21 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 22 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SE WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
21 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT...EXCEPT SE 30 KT ALONG THE COAST
IN THE EVENING. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ120-291330-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
340 PM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
14 FT BUILDING TO 21 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 24 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 24 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ121-291330-
RESURRECTION BAY-
340 PM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT BY LATE EVENING.
GUSTS TO 25 KT DURING THE EARLY EVENING. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES
HEAD. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF
CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-291330-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
340 PM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT BY LATE EVENING. SEAS
4 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-291330-
PORT VALDEZ-
340 PM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-291330-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
340 PM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-291330-
VALDEZ ARM-
340 PM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-291330-
PASSAGE CANAL-
340 PM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-291330-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
340 PM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...STORM WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 40 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS 21
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...E WIND 50 KT. SEAS 22 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-291330-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
340 PM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...STORM WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS 22
FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 50 KT. SEAS 24 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 45 KT BECOMING SE 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
23 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ132-291330-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
340 PM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 23 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 23 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS
21 FT. RAIN.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ136-291330-
CHINIAK BAY-
340 PM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-291330-
MARMOT BAY-
340 PM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-291330-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
340 PM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT BECOMING E 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
14 FT SUBSIDING TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-291330-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
340 PM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ140-291330-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
340 PM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. STRONGER GUSTS 40 KT OUT OF
TURNAGAIN ARM. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. STRONGER GUSTS 40 KT OUT OF
TURNAGAIN ARM. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. STRONGER GUSTS 60 KT OUT OF
TURNAGAIN ARM. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-291330-
KACHEMAK BAY-
340 PM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

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

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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