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FZAK51 PAFC 262355
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
355 PM AKDT SUN MAR 26 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.

PKZ197-271245-
355 PM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 996 MB LOW 180 NM SOUTH OF CAPE SUCKLING LATE THIS EVENING WILL
MOVE TO MIDDLETON ISLAND LATE MON MORNING AND DEEPEN TO 990 MB.
THIS LOW WILL MOVE TO WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND MON EVENING
THEN DISSIPATE TUE MORNING. A 991 MB LOW 150 NM SOUTHEAST OF
SITKINAK MON AFTERNOON WILL MOVE TO 160 NM SOUTH OF MIDDLETON TUE
AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-271245-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
355 PM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT. SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ120-271245-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
355 PM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ121-271245-
RESURRECTION BAY-
355 PM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT
BUILDING TO 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ125-271245-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
355 PM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ126-271245-
PORT VALDEZ-
355 PM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-271245-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
355 PM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-271245-
VALDEZ ARM-
355 PM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-271245-
PASSAGE CANAL-
355 PM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-271245-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
355 PM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ131-271245-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
355 PM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ132-271245-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
355 PM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ136-271245-
CHINIAK BAY-
355 PM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-271245-
MARMOT BAY-
355 PM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-271245-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
355 PM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-271245-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
355 PM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ140-271245-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
355 PM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT.

$$

PKZ141-271245-
KACHEMAK BAY-
355 PM AKDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$



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