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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
827 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

UPDATE TO ZONE 121 AND 129

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.

PKZ197-190415-
827 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE NORTHERN GULF WILL INTENSIFY TODAY
AND TONIGHT ENHANCING OFFSHORE FLOW WHICH WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THU. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF THU AND
SHIFT INTO THE CENTRAL GULF THU NIGHT.

$$

PKZ119-190415-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
827 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ120-190415-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
827 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ121-190415-
RESURRECTION BAY-
827 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT BY LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS
7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-190415-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
827 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-190415-
PORT VALDEZ-
827 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-190415-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
827 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-190415-
VALDEZ ARM-
827 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-190415-
PASSAGE CANAL-
827 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 40 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 6 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 40 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 6 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...W WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT BY LATE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 60 KT NEAR WHITTIER IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-190415-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
827 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  SEAS
6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-190415-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
827 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 35 KT BECOMING W 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  SEAS
12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ132-190415-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
827 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT EXCEPT NW 35 KT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE.  SEAS
10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT EXCEPT NW 40 KT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE.
SEAS 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  SEAS
11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ136-190415-
CHINIAK BAY-
827 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  SEAS
2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-190415-
MARMOT BAY-
827 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  SEAS
2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-190415-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
827 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-190415-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
827 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.  HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.  HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ140-190415-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
827 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 15 KT.

$$

PKZ141-190415-
KACHEMAK BAY-
827 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$


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