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CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
343 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 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.

PKZ197-181215-
343 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 974 mb low over the Southern Gulf of Alaska will strengthen to
969 mb tonight then move toward the Southeast Panhandle of Alaska
Wed afternoon with strong offshore flow continuing through Thu
afternoon.


$$

PKZ119-181215-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
343 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft building to 10 ft after
midnight. Rain showers.
.WED...N wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ120-181215-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
343 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ121-181215-
Resurrection Bay-
343 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ125-181215-
Prince William Sound-
343 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-181215-
Port Valdez-
343 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-181215-
Valdez Narrows-
343 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ128-181215-
Valdez Arm-
343 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-181215-
Passage Canal-
343 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft.
.WED...W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt near Whittier. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt near Whittier. Seas 4 ft.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-181215-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
343 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ131-181215-
Barren Islands East-
343 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ132-181215-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
343 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ136-181215-
Chiniak Bay-
343 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft subsiding to 6 ft after
midnight.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ137-181215-
Marmot Bay-
343 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft subsiding to 4 ft after
midnight.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ138-181215-
Shelikof Strait-
343 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft subsiding to 6 ft after
midnight.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ139-181215-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
343 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ140-181215-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
343 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...N wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ141-181215-
Kachemak Bay-
343 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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