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FZAK51 PAFC 270033
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
333 PM AKST SUN FEB 26 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.

PKZ197-271400-
333 PM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST PERSISTS
THROUGH TUE AFTERNOON.

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PKZ119-271400-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
333 PM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ120-271400-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
333 PM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ121-271400-
RESURRECTION BAY-
333 PM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ125-271400-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
333 PM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ126-271400-
PORT VALDEZ-
333 PM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ127-271400-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
333 PM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ128-271400-
VALDEZ ARM-
333 PM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ129-271400-
PASSAGE CANAL-
333 PM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT NEAR WHITTIER
IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W WIND 20 INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT NEAR WHITTIER.
SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ130-271400-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
333 PM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...STORM WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
11 FT BUILDING TO 17 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 50 KT. SEAS 22 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ131-271400-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
333 PM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...STORM WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...W WIND 35 KT BECOMING NW 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 9 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 50 KT. SEAS 19 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ132-271400-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
333 PM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 14 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ136-271400-
CHINIAK BAY-
333 PM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ137-271400-
MARMOT BAY-
333 PM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ138-271400-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
333 PM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 40 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 13 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ139-271400-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
333 PM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

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PKZ140-271400-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
333 PM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 15 KT.

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PKZ141-271400-
KACHEMAK BAY-
333 PM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...W WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT BECOMING N 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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