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CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
332 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 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.

PKZ197-241215-
332 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE GULF THROUGH SAT.

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PKZ119-241215-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
332 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ120-241215-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
332 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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RESURRECTION BAY-
332 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
332 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ126-241215-
PORT VALDEZ-
332 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ127-241215-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
332 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ128-241215-
VALDEZ ARM-
332 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PASSAGE CANAL-
332 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. STRONGER GUSTS 35 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 3
FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. STRONGER GUSTS 35 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 3 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
332 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ131-241215-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
332 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ132-241215-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
332 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT EXCEPT NW 25 KT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE. SEAS
6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT EXCEPT NW 25 KT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE. SEAS 5
FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT EXCEPT NW 20 KT N OF
DANGEROUS CAPE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ136-241215-
CHINIAK BAY-
332 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ137-241215-
MARMOT BAY-
332 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ138-241215-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
332 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. STRONGER GUSTS 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. STRONGER GUSTS 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ139-241215-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
332 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT BUILDING TO
5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.

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PKZ140-241215-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
332 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...N WIND 10 KT.

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PKZ141-241215-
KACHEMAK BAY-
332 PM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

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