Coastal Waters Forecast
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FZAK51 PAFC 021230
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
330 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

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.

PKZ197-030115-
330 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A FRONT OVER THE SOUTHWEST GULF WILL MOVE TO THE NORTHERN GULF BY
MON AFTERNOON THEN WEAKEN THROUGH TUE AFTERNOON. A WEAK AREA OF
LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP NEAR THE SOUTHWEST GULF TUE EVENING AND
SLOWLY MOVE OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF THROUGH LATE TUE NIGHT.

$$

PKZ119-030115-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
330 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING S 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
NEAR THE COAST...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. NEAR THE COAST...SE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING
TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ120-030115-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
330 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT BECOMING S 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ121-030115-
RESURRECTION BAY-
330 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS
S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS
S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-030115-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
330 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...E WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ126-030115-
PORT VALDEZ-
330 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-030115-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
330 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ128-030115-
VALDEZ ARM-
330 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-030115-
PASSAGE CANAL-
330 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-030115-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
330 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 15 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 18 FT SUBSIDING TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-030115-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
330 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 15 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 45 KT BECOMING S 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 15 FT SUBSIDING TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ132-030115-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
330 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT...BECOMING S 30 KT S OF DANGEROUS CAPE
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ136-030115-
CHINIAK BAY-
330 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO E 30 KT BY LATE MORNING.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-030115-
MARMOT BAY-
330 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT BY LATE MORNING.
SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 20 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-030115-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
330 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT BY LATE MORNING.
SEAS 10 FT BUILDING TO 16 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT SHIFTING TO S 25 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 14 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ139-030115-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
330 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ140-030115-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
330 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT SUBSIDING. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT THROUGH THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 1 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-030115-
KACHEMAK BAY-
330 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT BY AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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