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CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
355 AM AKST Sun Jan 21 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.

PKZ197-220200-
355 AM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A broad trough of low pressure encompassing much of the Gulf will
consolidate into a 994 mb low 275 nm south of Middleton Island by
Mon afternoon, then persist through Tue morning. A front will
approach the North Gulf Coast Mon night.

$$

PKZ119-220200-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
355 AM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt out of the Copper River Delta.
Seas 8 ft. Rain and snow.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt out of the Copper River Delta
diminishing after midnight. Seas 8 ft.
.MON...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ120-220200-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
355 AM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ121-220200-
Resurrection Bay-
355 AM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE THROUGH THU...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ125-220200-
Prince William Sound-
355 AM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt out of bays and passes. Seas 3
ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 30 kt out of bays and passes.
Seas 4 ft. Snow.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE THROUGH THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ126-220200-
Port Valdez-
355 AM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ127-220200-
Valdez Narrows-
355 AM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...N wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...N wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ128-220200-
Valdez Arm-
355 AM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ129-220200-
Passage Canal-
355 AM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt near Whittier. Seas 4 ft.
Freezing spray. Snow.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.
.MON...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ130-220200-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
355 AM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ131-220200-
Barren Islands East-
355 AM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 40 kt. Seas 15 ft. Freezing spray except heavy
freezing spray near the Barren Islands.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 15 ft. Freezing spray except heavy
freezing spray near the Barren Islands.
.MON...N wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft. Freezing spray except heavy
freezing spray near the Barren Islands. Snow.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...N wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ132-220200-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
355 AM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt except N 40 kt N of Dangerous Cape. Seas 9
ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft except 14 ft N of Dangerous
Cape. Freezing spray.
.MON...N wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.TUE THROUGH THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ136-220200-
Chiniak Bay-
355 AM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE THROUGH THU...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ137-220200-
Marmot Bay-
355 AM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...GALE WARNING TODAY AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE THROUGH THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ138-220200-
Shelikof Strait-
355 AM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...GALE WARNING TODAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ139-220200-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
355 AM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ140-220200-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
355 AM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt.
.MON...NE wind 10 kt.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N wind 10 kt.
.THU...N wind 15 kt.

$$

PKZ141-220200-
Kachemak Bay-
355 AM AKST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray. Snow showers.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE THROUGH THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$



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