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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 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.

PKZ197-041200-
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A WEAK FRONT OVER THE SOUTHERN GULF REACHES THE NORTHERN GULF
BY MIDDAY WED...THEN DISSIPATES. ANOTHER MUCH STRONGER FRONT
APPROACHES THE SOUTHERN GULF LATE WED NIGHT...AND MOVES THROUGH
THE CENTRAL GULF BY THU AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-041200-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N OF MIDDLETON ISLAND...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. S OF MIDDLETON ISLAND...E WIND 30 KT
BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. NEAR THE COAST...SE WIND 35 KT
DIMINISHING TO 15 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ120-041200-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ121-041200-
RESURRECTION BAY-
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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

$$

PKZ125-041200-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-041200-
PORT VALDEZ-
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-041200-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-041200-
VALDEZ ARM-
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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

$$

PKZ129-041200-
PASSAGE CANAL-
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-041200-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE
10 KT. SEAS 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ131-041200-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO E 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 35 KT BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ132-041200-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT DURING THE EVENING...THEN
DIMINISHING TO SW 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ136-041200-
CHINIAK BAY-
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT DURING THE EVENING...THEN
BECOMING SE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT BY
MIDNIGHT THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 FT BY MORNING. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-041200-
MARMOT BAY-
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT BY MIDNIGHT...THEN
BECOMING SE 10 KT BY MORNING. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ138-041200-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT BY NOON.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ139-041200-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT EARLY...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-041200-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-041200-
KACHEMAK BAY-
257 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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