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CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
325 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 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.

PKZ197-221330-
325 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A front moves over the North Gulf Coast and Eastern Gulf through
Wed afternoon. A 996 mb low forms Wed afternoon 80 nm West of
Yakutat and merges with a 979 mb low 140 nm Southeast of Middleton
Island Thu afternoon. The associated front trails across the
Eastern Gulf and South of Kodiak Island through Thu afternoon.

$$

PKZ119-221330-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
325 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming N 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray near the coast after midnight.
.WED...N wind 30 kt. Gusts to 50 kt out of the Copper River Delta.
Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray near the coast.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ120-221330-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
325 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt increasing to 35 kt after midnight. Seas
8 ft. Freezing spray near the coast.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt. Gusts higher out of bays and passes. Seas 8
ft. Freezing spray near the coast.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 15 kt becoming S after midnight. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...E wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ121-221330-
Resurrection Bay-
325 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 5 ft.
Freezing spray after midnight.
.WED...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight. Freezing spray in the
evening.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ125-221330-
Prince William Sound-
325 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft building to 6 ft after midnight. Freezing spray near the coast.
.WED...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft subsiding to 4 ft in the
afternoon. Freezing spray near the coast.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 20 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-221330-
Port Valdez-
325 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft building to 4 ft after midnight. Freezing spray after midnight.
.WED...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas
5 ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight. Freezing spray in the evening.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-221330-
Valdez Narrows-
325 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ128-221330-
Valdez Arm-
325 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft building to 5 ft after midnight. Freezing spray.
.WED...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. Freezing spray.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-221330-
Passage Canal-
325 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt near Whittier after midnight. Seas
4 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...W wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt near Whittier. Seas 5 ft.
Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 20 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray in the evening.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-221330-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
325 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 10
ft subsiding to 5 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ131-221330-
Barren Islands East-
325 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow and rain.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...N wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ132-221330-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
325 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas
11 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 12
ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft building to 9 ft after
midnight. Rain.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 45 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.FRI...N wind 45 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SAT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ136-221330-
Chiniak Bay-
325 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt becoming W 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 ft
subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ137-221330-
Marmot Bay-
325 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt becoming W 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft
subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ138-221330-
Shelikof Strait-
325 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray near the coast.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt becoming SW 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7
ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain with snow.
.THU...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ139-221330-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
325 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. South of Anchor Point...NW wind 25 kt. Seas
5 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 ft
subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas
6 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ140-221330-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
325 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...W wind 10 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas
3 ft.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ141-221330-
Kachemak Bay-
325 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...N wind 25 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas
2 ft. Snow.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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