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FZAK51 PAFC 200027
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
327 PM AKST THU JAN 19 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.

PKZ197-201345-
327 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD EAST ACROSS THE GULF TONIGHT AS A TROUGH
OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF WEAKENS. A WEATHER FRONT
THEN MOVES TO THE WESTERN AND NORTHERN GULF FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
NIGHT.

$$

PKZ119-201345-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
327 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT. SEAS
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ120-201345-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
327 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ121-201345-
RESURRECTION BAY-
327 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-201345-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
327 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ126-201345-
PORT VALDEZ-
327 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ127-201345-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
327 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-201345-
VALDEZ ARM-
327 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-201345-
PASSAGE CANAL-
327 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
STRONGER GUSTS 35 KT NEAR WHITTIER IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-201345-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
327 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING N 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ131-201345-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
327 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ132-201345-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
327 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SNOW.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

$$

PKZ136-201345-
CHINIAK BAY-
327 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-201345-
MARMOT BAY-
327 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-201345-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
327 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ139-201345-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
327 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ140-201345-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
327 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT.

$$

PKZ141-201345-
KACHEMAK BAY-
327 PM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$


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