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FZAK51 PAFC 280615
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1015 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 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.

PKZ197-281915-
1015 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 1000 MB OVER THE NORTHERN ALASKA PENINSULA NEAR PILOT POINT
MOVES TO 25 NM SOUTHEAST OF KODIAK CITY WHILE STRENGTHENING TO
997 MB...THEN GRADUALLY WEAKENS INTO A BROAD TROUGH OVER THE
NORTHERN AND EASTERN GULF FRI AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-281915-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
1015 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT DURING THE EVENING.  SEAS
4 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ120-281915-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
1015 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT BY LATE EVENING.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ121-281915-
RESURRECTION BAY-
1015 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-281915-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
1015 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT OVERNIGHT.
RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-281915-
PORT VALDEZ-
1015 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT BY
LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-281915-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
1015 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE WIND 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-281915-
VALDEZ ARM-
1015 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-281915-
PASSAGE CANAL-
1015 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

UPDATED

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 20 KT BY LATE EVENING.
GUSTS TO 30 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.  SEAS 2 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN AND MON...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-281915-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
1015 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO NE 35 KT BY LATE EVENING.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO NW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-281915-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
1015 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO NE 35 KT DURING THE
EVENING...THEN BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT
BUILDING TO 9 FT BY MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  SEAS
8 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ132-281915-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
1015 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  SEAS
5 BUILDING TO 9 FT DURING THE EVENING. RAIN.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. N OF DANGEROUS CAPE...VARIABLE WIND  10 KT
BECOMING N 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ136-281915-
CHINIAK BAY-
1015 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT  AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  SEAS
3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  SEAS
3 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN AND MON...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-281915-
MARMOT BAY-
1015 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  SEAS
2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-281915-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
1015 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-281915-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
1015 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT BY MIDNIGHT.  SEAS
4 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  SEAS
8 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-281915-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
1015 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT BY MIDNIGHT.  SEAS
2 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE  LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-281915-
KACHEMAK BAY-
1015 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE BY LATE EVENING.  SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$


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