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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 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.

PKZ197-281315-
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE EXTENDING ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST FROM
A LOW OVER THE EASTERN GULF MOVES TO THE CENTRAL GULF TUE NIGHT
AND DEVELOPS INTO A LOW WITH MULTIPLE WEAK CIRCULATION CENTERS
THROUGH WED AFTERNOON.


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PKZ119-281315-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT DEVELOPING
OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER DELTA AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER DELTA.
SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER
DELTA. SEAS 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ120-281315-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ121-281315-
RESURRECTION BAY-
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO
7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES
HEAD. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ125-281315-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AROUND MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ126-281315-
PORT VALDEZ-
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ127-281315-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 50 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 40 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT.  SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ128-281315-
VALDEZ ARM-
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ129-281315-
PASSAGE CANAL-
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT DEVELOPING AFTER MIDNIGHT
NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 30 KT. GUST TO 50 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 5 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ130-281315-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 50 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ131-281315-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 50 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ132-281315-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 14 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT BECOMING N 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
N OF DANGEROUS CAPE...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ136-281315-
CHINIAK BAY-
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ137-281315-
MARMOT BAY-
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 45 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ138-281315-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 45 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ139-281315-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

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PKZ140-281315-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...N WIND 15 KT.

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PKZ141-281315-
KACHEMAK BAY-
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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