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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
645 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

UPDATED ZONE 139 140 141

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.

PKZ197-050315-
645 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A WEAKENING 1003 MB LOW COMPLEX 75 NM WEST OF KODIAK CITY DISSIPATES
THU MORNING. A FRONT ENTERS THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF ALASKA THU
MORNING AND MOVES TO THE NORTH GULF COAST BY FRI MORNING.


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PKZ119-050315-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
645 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO E WIND 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...E WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. OTHERWISE S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO SE 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
12 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ120-050315-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
645 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING E 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  SEAS
9 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  SEAS
12 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ121-050315-
RESURRECTION BAY-
645 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS
AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF
CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ125-050315-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
645 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  SEAS
4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ126-050315-
PORT VALDEZ-
645 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ127-050315-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
645 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ128-050315-
VALDEZ ARM-
645 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ129-050315-
PASSAGE CANAL-
645 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ130-050315-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
645 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT DURING THE MORNING. SEAS
11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
10 FT BUILDING TO 17 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT BECOMING NE 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  SEAS
17 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ131-050315-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
645 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  SEAS
6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 45 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO S 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ132-050315-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
645 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT EARLY EVENING BECOMING E 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO S 20 KT LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS
10 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ136-050315-
CHINIAK BAY-
645 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ137-050315-
MARMOT BAY-
645 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS DURING
THE MORNING. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT DURING THE MORNING.  SEAS
12 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ138-050315-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
645 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT DURING THE MORNING. SEAS
17 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT EARLY EVENING DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE
10 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ139-050315-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
645 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT BY NOON. SEAS 4 FT
BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ140-050315-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
645 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT BY NOON. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ141-050315-
KACHEMAK BAY-
645 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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