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FZAK51 PAFC 180009
CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
309 PM AKST Sun Dec 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.

PKZ197-181245-
309 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 998 mb low 120 nm South of Middleton Island exits the Gulf 210 nm
Southwest of Klawock at 1012 mb for Mon afternoon. High pressure
slides across the Gulf through Tue afternoon. A front crosses the
Western Gulf by Tue afternoon.

$$

PKZ119-181245-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
309 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.MON...N wind 15 kt. Gusts to 30 kt out of the Copper River Delta.
Seas 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...S wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 17 ft.

$$

PKZ120-181245-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
309 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Gusts to 30 kts out of bays and passes. Seas 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...E wind 25 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 18 ft.

$$

PKZ121-181245-
Resurrection Bay-
309 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming S after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
Snow.
.TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED THROUGH FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ125-181245-
Prince William Sound-
309 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ126-181245-
Port Valdez-
309 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-181245-
Valdez Narrows-
309 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft.
.MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ128-181245-
Valdez Arm-
309 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ129-181245-
Passage Canal-
309 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming E after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-181245-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
309 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt becoming N 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9 ft
subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow.
.TUE...S wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...E wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ131-181245-
Barren Islands East-
309 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt decreasing to 15 kt by the afternoon.. Seas 9
ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt by midnight. Seas 6
ft.
.TUE...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...E wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 19 ft.

$$

PKZ132-181245-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
309 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt becoming SW 15 kt by the afternoon. Seas 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 19 ft.

$$

PKZ136-181245-
Chiniak Bay-
309 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NW wind 15 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ137-181245-
Marmot Bay-
309 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...W wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...S wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...E wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ138-181245-
Shelikof Strait-
309 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...W wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ139-181245-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
309 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy freezing fog.
.MON...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy freezing fog.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.
.TUE...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ140-181245-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
309 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Areas of
freezing fog.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Areas of freezing fog.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ141-181245-
Kachemak Bay-
309 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 10 kt becoming SE 15 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft. Snow and rain.
.TUE...S wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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