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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
336 PM AKST SAT DEC 3 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.

PKZ197-041315-
336 PM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 994 MB LOW 25 NM SOUTHEAST OF MIDDLETON ISLAND WILL WEAKEN TO
1002 MB AS IT EXITS THE GULF TO THE SOUTH TONIGHT. WEAK TROUGHING
WILL REMAIN ALONG THE NORTHERN GULF THROUGH MON AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-041315-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
336 PM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF THE
COPPER RIVER DELTA. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF THE COPPER
RIVER DELTA. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ120-041315-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
336 PM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
FREEZING SPRAY. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ121-041315-
RESURRECTION BAY-
336 PM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ125-041315-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
336 PM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-041315-
PORT VALDEZ-
336 PM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ127-041315-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
336 PM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-041315-
VALDEZ ARM-
336 PM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ129-041315-
PASSAGE CANAL-
336 PM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 5 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 4 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 3
FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-041315-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
336 PM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 50 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT. SEAS 16 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WIND 40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 55 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ131-041315-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
336 PM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 45 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT. SEAS 14 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY NEAR THE BARREN ISLANDS...FREEZING SPRAY ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...NW WIND 40 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT. SEAS 12 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY NEAR THE BARREN ISLANDS...FREEZING SPRAY ELSEWHERE.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ132-041315-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
336 PM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 55 KT EXCEPT NW 40 KT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE.
GUSTS TO 65 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS 16 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ136-041315-
CHINIAK BAY-
336 PM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 40 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ137-041315-
MARMOT BAY-
336 PM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 40 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-041315-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
336 PM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 50 KT DIMINISHING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 65 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS 15 FT SUBSIDING TO 10
FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-041315-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
336 PM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ140-041315-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
336 PM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-041315-
KACHEMAK BAY-
336 PM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$



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