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FZAK51 PAFC 191221
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
321 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 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.

PKZ197-200115-
321 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 1003 MB LOW NEAR WHITTIER DRIFTS TO 25 NM EAST OF WHITTIER AT
1004 MB LATE TONIGHT...THEN DRIFTS TO 50 NM EAST OF CHENEGA AT
1009 MB LATE MON NIGHT.

$$

PKZ119-200115-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
321 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ120-200115-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
321 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ121-200115-
RESURRECTION BAY-
321 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-200115-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
321 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-200115-
PORT VALDEZ-
321 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT THROUGH THU...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-200115-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
321 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT AND MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT THROUGH WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-200115-
VALDEZ ARM-
321 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-200115-
PASSAGE CANAL-
321 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 25 KT NEAR WHITTIER TOWARD MORNING. SEAS 2 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT NEAR WHITTIER.
SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-200115-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
321 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT AND MON...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-200115-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
321 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ132-200115-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
321 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ136-200115-
CHINIAK BAY-
321 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-200115-
MARMOT BAY-
321 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-200115-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
321 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-200115-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
321 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-200115-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
321 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 10 KT.
.THU...SE WIND 10 KT.

$$

PKZ141-200115-
KACHEMAK BAY-
321 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MONDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$



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