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FZAK51 PAFC 240032
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
332 PM AKST MON JAN 23 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.

PKZ197-241330-
332 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A FRONT OVER THE CENTRAL BERING WILL MOVE TO THE NORTHERN GULF
COAST THIS EVENING...THEN DISSIPATE OVERNIGHT. ANOTHER FRONT WILL
ENTER THE SOUTHERN GULF WED MORNING AND MOVE TO THE CENTRAL GULF
BY WED AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-241330-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
332 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
16 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. NEAR THE COAST...E WIND 45 KT BECOMING SE
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 16 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 50 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ120-241330-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
332 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
13 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS
AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ121-241330-
RESURRECTION BAY-
332 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
WIDESPREAD RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
FREEZING SPRAY. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...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.
.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 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-241330-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
332 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
TO 55 KT NEAR HINCHINBROOK ENTRANCE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 10 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-241330-
PORT VALDEZ-
332 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. WIDESPREAD SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS.
.WED AND 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.

$$

PKZ127-241330-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
332 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY THIS EVENING.
SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.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.

$$

PKZ128-241330-
VALDEZ ARM-
332 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. WIDESPREAD SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-241330-
PASSAGE CANAL-
332 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. WIDESPREAD SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-241330-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
332 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ131-241330-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
332 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
10 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.THU...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ132-241330-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
332 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 21 FT EXCEPT 13 FT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ136-241330-
CHINIAK BAY-
332 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-241330-
MARMOT BAY-
332 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ138-241330-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
332 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ139-241330-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
332 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY. WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. SNOW AND
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT. SNOW
AND RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-241330-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
332 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SNOW.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N WIND 10 KT.

$$

PKZ141-241330-
KACHEMAK BAY-
332 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT. WIDESPREAD SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$



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