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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
337 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

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.

PKZ197-091315-
337 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A WEAK FRONT OVER THE CENTRAL GULF MOVES TO THE WESTERN GULF
TONIGHT...THEN STALLS OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF THROUGH LATE FRI
NIGHT...THEN MOVES INTO THE NORTH PACIFIC. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
OVER THE NORTHERN GULF THROUGH SAT AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-091315-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
337 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
8 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ120-091315-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
337 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT. SEAS
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ121-091315-
RESURRECTION BAY-
337 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO
30 KT THROUGH THE EVENING. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT...SEAS
HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. SNOW
MIXING WITH RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ125-091315-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
337 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS AND PASSES
IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS AND PASSES.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF NORTHERN
BAYS AND PASSES.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-091315-
PORT VALDEZ-
337 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ127-091315-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
337 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-091315-
VALDEZ ARM-
337 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ129-091315-
PASSAGE CANAL-
337 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 2
FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS
2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-091315-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
337 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ131-091315-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
337 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ132-091315-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
337 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ136-091315-
CHINIAK BAY-
337 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS
6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-091315-
MARMOT BAY-
337 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW WITH RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ138-091315-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
337 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ139-091315-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
337 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ140-091315-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
337 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-091315-
KACHEMAK BAY-
337 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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