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FZAK51 PAFC 222309
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
309 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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.

PKZ197-231200-
309 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL DISSIPATE IN THE SOUTHWEST GULF OF ALASKA
SAT EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE
GULF THROUGH SUN.

$$

PKZ119-231200-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
309 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT...EXCEPT BECOMING SE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT
SW OF MIDDLETON ISLAND. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ120-231200-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
309 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6
FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ121-231200-
RESURRECTION BAY-
309 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-231200-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
309 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SUN THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-231200-
PORT VALDEZ-
309 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS BECOMING W 15 KT BY THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-231200-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
309 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-231200-
VALDEZ ARM-
309 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-231200-
PASSAGE CANAL-
309 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-231200-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
309 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ131-231200-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
309 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ132-231200-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
309 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 20 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ136-231200-
CHINIAK BAY-
309 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-231200-
MARMOT BAY-
309 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
7 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-231200-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
309 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ139-231200-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
309 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ140-231200-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
309 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-231200-
KACHEMAK BAY-
309 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING E 15 KT. SEAS 3
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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