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FZAK51 PAFC 051147
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
347 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 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.

PKZ197-060030-
347 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A FRONT OVER THE SOUTHERN GULF OF ALASKA MOVES TO THE NORTHERN
GULF AND STALLS ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST AND INNER WATERS
TONIGHT. A 990 MB NORTH PACIFIC LOW ENTERS THE GULF OF ALASKA 215
NM SOUTHEAST OF CHIGNIK FRI MORNING AND MOVES TO 175 NM SOUTHWEST
OF YAKUTAT SAT MORNING AT 1005 MB.

$$

PKZ119-060030-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
347 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT DURING THE MORNING. SEAS
BUILDING TO 13 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ120-060030-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
347 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT DURING THE MORNING. SEAS
BUILDING TO 12 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT EARLY EVENING DIMINISHING TO S 15 KT.
SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ121-060030-
RESURRECTION BAY-
347 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF
CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-060030-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
347 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON...EXCEPT E 35 KT LATE AFTERNOON TOWARD HINCHINBROOK
ENTRANCE. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT EARLY EVENING DIMINISHING TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-060030-
PORT VALDEZ-
347 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.

$$

PKZ127-060030-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
347 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE WIND 15 KT BY AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-060030-
VALDEZ ARM-
347 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE WIND 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ129-060030-
PASSAGE CANAL-
347 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-060030-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
347 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT EARLY THIS MORNING INCREASING TO NE 40 KT.
SEAS 12 FT BUILDING TO 17 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 14 FT SUBSIDING TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT. SEAS
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-060030-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
347 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT DURING THE MORNING.
SEAS BUILDING TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...EXCEPT
E 30 KT NEAR THE BARREN ISLANDS IN THE EVENING. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ132-060030-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
347 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT BECOMING S 20 KT BY LATE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 10 FT. RAIN MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ136-060030-
CHINIAK BAY-
347 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
9 FT. RAIN MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-060030-
MARMOT BAY-
347 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO SE 20 KT LATE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-060030-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
347 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT DURING THE MORNING...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 25 KT LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 FT BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SUBSIDING TO 9 FT TOWARD EVENING. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT EARLY EVENING BECOMING SE 15 KT. SEAS 6
FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-060030-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
347 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ140-060030-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
347 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
 BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING. RAIN.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT
SUBSIDING. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-060030-
KACHEMAK BAY-
347 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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