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FZAK51 PAFC 022354
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
254 PM AKST MON MAR 2 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.

PKZ197-031015-
100 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF
COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+ COOK INLET...
A WEATHER FRONT OVER THE NORTHERN GULF WILL MOVE INLAND LATE
TONIGHT. A 1010 MB LOW 280 NM SOUTH OF CHIGNIK LATE TUE MORNING
WILL MOVE TO 200 NM SOUTH OF CAPE SUCKLING BY WED AFTERNOON AT
1006 MB.

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PKZ119-031230-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
254 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6
FT INCREASING TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. NEAR THE COAST...SE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING
TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ120-031230-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
254 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9
FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ121-031230-
RESURRECTION BAY-
254 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF
CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF
CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS
S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-031230-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
254 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ126-031230-
PORT VALDEZ-
254 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-031230-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
254 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ128-031230-
VALDEZ ARM-
254 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-031230-
PASSAGE CANAL-
254 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ130-031230-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
254 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 15 FT SUBSIDING TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT. SEAS
7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ131-031230-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
254 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
15 FT SUBSIDING TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ132-031230-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
254 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
7 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ136-031230-
CHINIAK BAY-
254 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-031230-
MARMOT BAY-
254 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-031230-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
254 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT BECOMING S 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 FT.
RAIN.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT. SEAS
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ139-031230-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
254 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ140-031230-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
254 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS
1 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 1
FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS
1 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-031230-
KACHEMAK BAY-
254 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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