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CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

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.

PKZ197-271300-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE GULF THROUGH SUN AFTERNOON. A
STRONG WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE WESTERN GULF SUN AFTERNOON
AND BECOME STATIONARY.

$$

PKZ119-271300-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ120-271300-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT. SEAS
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.MON...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ121-271300-
RESURRECTION BAY-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-271300-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-271300-
PORT VALDEZ-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-271300-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-271300-
VALDEZ ARM-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-271300-
PASSAGE CANAL-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-271300-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
10 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ131-271300-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT. SEAS
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
7 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ132-271300-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 9 FT BUILDING TO 15 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ136-271300-
CHINIAK BAY-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-271300-
MARMOT BAY-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-271300-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-271300-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-271300-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-271300-
KACHEMAK BAY-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$


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