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CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
345 PM AKST Fri Nov 17 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.

PKZ197-181315-
345 PM AKST Fri Nov 17 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 988 mb low 190 nm southeast of Middleton Island will move to
275 nm southwest of Sitka at 1000 mb Sat afternoon and then
dissipate. A 989 mb low 35 nm north of King Salmon early Sun
morning will move to 50 nm east of Kodiak City and strengthen to
972 mb Sun afternoon.

$$

PKZ119-181315-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
345 PM AKST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Gusts to 55 kt out of the Copper River Delta
Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Gusts to 45 kt out of the Copper River Delta. Seas
6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Gusts to 30 kt out of the Copper River
Delta. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind increasing to 40 kt. Seas building to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 50 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.MON...NE wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ120-181315-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
345 PM AKST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.
.SUN...E wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 50 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.MON...NE wind 40 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ121-181315-
Resurrection Bay-
345 PM AKST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray after midnight.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ125-181315-
Prince William Sound-
345 PM AKST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt becoming E 10 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-181315-
Port Valdez-
345 PM AKST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Guts to 40 kt near Valdez. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 15 kt becoming NE 10 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-181315-
Valdez Narrows-
345 PM AKST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt increasing 35 kt in the evening. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ128-181315-
Valdez Arm-
345 PM AKST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt in the evening. Seas 7
ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ129-181315-
Passage Canal-
345 PM AKST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt near Whittier in the evening.
Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-181315-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
345 PM AKST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray near Kamishak
Bay.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray near Kamishak
Bay in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.MON...N wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ131-181315-
Barren Islands East-
345 PM AKST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt becoming S 25 kt after midnight. Seas
5 ft. Snow.
.SUN...E wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 55 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.MON...NE wind 50 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ132-181315-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
345 PM AKST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 20 kt except NW 30 kt N of Dangerous Cape. Seas 9
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 15 kt becoming S 30 kt after midnight. Seas
6 ft building to 9 ft. Rain and snow.
.SUN...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 55 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.MON...N wind 55 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.TUE...N wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ136-181315-
Chiniak Bay-
345 PM AKST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Gusts to 40 kt in evening. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 10 kt becoming S 15 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft. Snow and rain.
.SUN...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 45 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...N wind 45 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ137-181315-
Marmot Bay-
345 PM AKST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Gusts to 40 kt in evening. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 10 kt becoming S 15 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Snow.
.SUN...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 45 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON...N wind 40 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ138-181315-
Shelikof Strait-
345 PM AKST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 9
ft.
.SAT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow and rain.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...N wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ139-181315-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
345 PM AKST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ140-181315-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
345 PM AKST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ141-181315-
Kachemak Bay-
345 PM AKST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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