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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
300 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

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.

PKZ197-181215-
300 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 996 MB LOW 140 NM EAST OF KODIAK WILL DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES
TO THE BARREN ISLANDS THU NIGHT. A DEVELOPING PACIFIC LOW WILL
TRACK TO 265 NM SOUTHWEST OF SITKA SAT AFTERNOON AT 978 MB.

$$

PKZ119-181215-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
300 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ120-181215-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
300 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ121-181215-
RESURRECTION BAY-
300 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

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

$$

PKZ125-181215-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
300 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-181215-
PORT VALDEZ-
300 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-181215-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
300 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2
FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-181215-
VALDEZ ARM-
300 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-181215-
PASSAGE CANAL-
300 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-181215-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
300 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-181215-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
300 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ132-181215-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
300 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ136-181215-
CHINIAK BAY-
300 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-181215-
MARMOT BAY-
300 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-181215-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
300 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-181215-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
300 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-181215-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
300 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-181215-
KACHEMAK BAY-
300 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.  RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$



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