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FZAK51 PAFC 232340
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 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.

PKZ197-241300-
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A FRONT APPROACHING THE SOUTHWEST GULF WILL WEAKEN AS IT SHIFTS TO
THE WESTERN GULF THROUGH THU NIGHT. A WEAK TROUGH WILL MOVE INTO
THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF THU AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-241300-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7
FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ120-241300-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ121-241300-
RESURRECTION BAY-
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES
HEAD. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

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PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-241300-
PORT VALDEZ-
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-241300-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-241300-
VALDEZ ARM-
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW WIND 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-241300-
PASSAGE CANAL-
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-241300-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO W WIND 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-241300-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ132-241300-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ136-241300-
CHINIAK BAY-
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-241300-
MARMOT BAY-
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-241300-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ139-241300-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ140-241300-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

$$

PKZ141-241300-
KACHEMAK BAY-
340 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$



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