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FZAK51 PAFC 281252
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
352 AM AKST WED JAN 28 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.

PKZ197-290200-
352 AM AKST WED JAN 28 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A FRONT MOVING NORTH THROUGH THE GULF WILL REACH THE GULF COAST
THIS MORNING...THEN DISSIPATE BY THIS EVENING. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE
WILL THEN BUILD OVER THE EASTERN GULF STARTING THU MORNING AND
PERSIST THROUGH LATE THU NIGHT.


$$

PKZ119-290200-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
352 AM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER
DELTA. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. NE GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER
DELTA. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ120-290200-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
352 AM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ121-290200-
RESURRECTION BAY-
352 AM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHER SEAS S OF
CAINES HEAD. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ125-290200-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
352 AM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-290200-
PORT VALDEZ-
352 AM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ127-290200-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
352 AM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

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

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

$$

PKZ128-290200-
VALDEZ ARM-
352 AM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

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

$$

PKZ129-290200-
PASSAGE CANAL-
352 AM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.  RAIN.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-290200-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
352 AM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ131-290200-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
352 AM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ132-290200-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
352 AM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ136-290200-
CHINIAK BAY-
352 AM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ137-290200-
MARMOT BAY-
352 AM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ138-290200-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
352 AM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ139-290200-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
352 AM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

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

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ140-290200-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
352 AM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

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

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-290200-
KACHEMAK BAY-
352 AM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

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

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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