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FZAK51 PAFC 221004
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
204 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

UPDATED ZONE 129

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.

PKZ197-222315-
204 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A WEAK FRONT WILL ENTER THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF FRI MORNING...THEN
MOVE TO THE NORTHWESTERN GULF BEFORE DISSIPATING SAT AFTERNOON.
ELSEWHERE...HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE
GULF THROUGH SAT AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-222315-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
204 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ120-222315-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
204 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ121-222315-
RESURRECTION BAY-
204 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN AND MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-222315-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
204 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-222315-
PORT VALDEZ-
204 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-222315-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
204 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING N. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING N. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-222315-
VALDEZ ARM-
204 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-222315-
PASSAGE CANAL-
204 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT NEAR
WHITTIER. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-222315-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
204 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ131-222315-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
204 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ132-222315-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
204 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT...EXCEPT 15 KT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE. SEAS
6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ136-222315-
CHINIAK BAY-
204 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-222315-
MARMOT BAY-
204 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ138-222315-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
204 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ139-222315-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
204 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ140-222315-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
204 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-222315-
KACHEMAK BAY-
204 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$


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