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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
1101 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 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.

PKZ197-252115-
1101 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 992 mb low will develop 65 nm southwest of Seward early Mon
morning then it will move inland over Yakutat Mon afternoon.

$$

PKZ119-252115-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
1101 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow.
.MON...W wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.WED...N wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ120-252115-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
1101 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 45 kt diminishing to 35 kt after midnight. Seas
16 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt becoming W 30 kt after midnight. Seas
8 ft. Widespread snow showers.
.MON...W wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 50 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ121-252115-
Resurrection Bay-
1101 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

UPDATED

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread snow showers.
.MON...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ125-252115-
Prince William Sound-
1101 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt except 20 kt east of Seal Island. Seas 6
ft except 3 ft east of Seal Island. Freezing spray.
.SUN...NW wind 25 kt except 15 kt east of Seal Island. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 10 kt becoming NE 20 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Snow.
.MON...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ126-252115-
Port Valdez-
1101 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

UPDATED

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.MON...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ127-252115-
Valdez Narrows-
1101 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

UPDATED

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ128-252115-
Valdez Arm-
1101 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

UPDATED

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Snow.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ129-252115-
Passage Canal-
1101 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind increasing to 30 kt. Gusts to 55 kt near Whittier.
Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to
40 kt near Whittier in the morning. Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft in
the afternoon. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.MON...Variable wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...W wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-252115-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
1101 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 50 kt. Seas 21 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...W wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
14 ft subsiding to 6 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt becoming SW 30 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft building to 9 ft after midnight. Snow.
.MON...W wind 45 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 50 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TUE...W wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.WED...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ131-252115-
Barren Islands East-
1101 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 50 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 40 kt becoming W 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 17 ft
subsiding to 12 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt becoming W 35 kt after midnight. Seas
9 ft. Snow.
.MON...W wind 45 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 55 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.WED...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ132-252115-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
1101 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain with snow.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt becoming W 40 kt after midnight. Seas
12 ft.
.MON...W wind 50 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.TUE...W wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ136-252115-
Chiniak Bay-
1101 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 50 kt diminishing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas
8 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft
subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Snow.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt becoming W 25 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Snow.
.MON...W wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ137-252115-
Marmot Bay-
1101 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 50 kt diminishing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas
8 ft.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6
ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon. Snow.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming W 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2
ft building to 6 ft after midnight. Snow.
.MON...W wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ138-252115-
Shelikof Strait-
1101 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt becoming SW 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9 ft
subsiding to 5 ft in the afternoon. Snow.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt increasing to 40 kt after midnight.
Seas 7 ft building to 15 ft after midnight. Snow and rain.
.MON...W wind 45 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.TUE...W wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ139-252115-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
1101 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 40 kt becoming NW 30 kt after midnight. N of
Anchor Point, west wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
in ice free waters 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...NW wind 20 kt becoming N 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas in
ice free waters 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt becoming NW 20 kt after midnight. Seas
in ice free waters 2 ft building to 5 ft after midnight. Snow.
.MON...SW wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas in ice free waters 10 ft.
.TUE...W wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft.

$$

PKZ140-252115-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
1101 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Patchy freezing fog.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Patchy freezing fog.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Snow.
.MON...N wind 10 kt.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 20 kt.
.TUE...NW wind 10 kt.
.WED THROUGH THU...N wind 15 kt.

$$

PKZ141-252115-
Kachemak Bay-
1101 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 40 kt becoming NW 25 kt after midnight. Seas 13
ft subsiding to 8 ft after midnight. Highest seas near the outer
waters.
.SUN...NW wind 20 kt becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft
subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt becoming SW 20 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft building to 6 ft after midnight. Snow showers.
.MON...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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