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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1057 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

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.

PKZ197-090430-
1057 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 1010 MB LOW 95 NM SOUTH OF KODIAK CITY MOVES TO 190 NM SOUTHEAST
OF CHIGNIK AT 1014 MB AND DISSIPATES FRI AFTERNOON. THE ASSOCIATED
FRONT WEAKENS TO A TROUGH OVER THE NORTH GULF COAST. A 1011 MB LOW
FORMS 165 NM SOUTH OF KODIAK FRI AFTERNOON AND MOVES TO 225 NM
SOUTHEAST OF CHIGNIK AT 1013 MB SAT MORNING.

$$

PKZ119-090430-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
1057 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN SHOWERS AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ120-090430-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
1057 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ121-090430-
RESURRECTION BAY-
1057 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ125-090430-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
1057 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-090430-
PORT VALDEZ-
1057 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ127-090430-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
1057 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-090430-
VALDEZ ARM-
1057 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-090430-
PASSAGE CANAL-
1057 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-090430-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
1057 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-090430-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
1057 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ132-090430-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
1057 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ136-090430-
CHINIAK BAY-
1057 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-090430-
MARMOT BAY-
1057 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ138-090430-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
1057 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ139-090430-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
1057 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-090430-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
1057 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-090430-
KACHEMAK BAY-
1057 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$



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