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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
324 PM AKST TUE JAN 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.

PKZ197-181330-
324 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE NORTHERN GULF WILL INTENSIFY
THROUGH WED AFTERNOON THEN WEAKEN WED NIGHT THROUGH THU. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF THU.

$$

PKZ119-181330-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
324 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7
FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ120-181330-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
324 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. STRONGER GUSTS 30 KT OUT OF BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ121-181330-
RESURRECTION BAY-
324 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ125-181330-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
324 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT DURING THE
EVENING. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-181330-
PORT VALDEZ-
324 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ127-181330-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
324 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 25 KT DURING THE
EVENING. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-181330-
VALDEZ ARM-
324 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT DURING THE
EVENING. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-181330-
PASSAGE CANAL-
324 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. STRONGER GUSTS 30 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS
3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. STRONGER GUSTS 40 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 5
FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. STRONGER GUSTS 40 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS
5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ130-181330-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
324 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ131-181330-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
324 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ132-181330-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
324 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT EXCEPT N 30 KT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE. SEAS
8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT EXCEPT NW 35 KT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE.
SEAS 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ136-181330-
CHINIAK BAY-
324 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-181330-
MARMOT BAY-
324 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-181330-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
324 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ139-181330-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
324 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ140-181330-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
324 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 10 KT.

$$

PKZ141-181330-
KACHEMAK BAY-
324 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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