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FZAK51 PAFC 121205
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
305 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 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.

PKZ197-130100-
305 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 984 MB LOW 325 NM EAST OF KODIAK CITY BECOMES A TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHWESTERN GULF FRI EVENING. A FRONT MOVES
INTO THE SOUTHERN GULF SAT MORNING THEN MOVES INTO THE NORTHWESTERN
GULF SAT NIGHT.

$$

PKZ119-130100-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
305 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ120-130100-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
305 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ121-130100-
RESURRECTION BAY-
305 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT. 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.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND
SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-130100-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
305 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-130100-
PORT VALDEZ-
305 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-130100-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
305 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-130100-
VALDEZ ARM-
305 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN WITH SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-130100-
PASSAGE CANAL-
305 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-130100-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
305 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN WITH SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8
FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ131-130100-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
305 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ132-130100-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
305 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ136-130100-
CHINIAK BAY-
305 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4
FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-130100-
MARMOT BAY-
305 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4
FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-130100-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
305 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-130100-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
305 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ140-130100-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
305 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-130100-
KACHEMAK BAY-
305 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2
FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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