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FZAK51 PAFC 261115
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
315 AM AKDT THU MAR 26 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.

PKZ197-270015-
315 AM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 978 MB LOW 90 NM SOUTHEAST OF KODIAK CITY WILL MOVE TO 15 NM
SOUTHEAST OF AUGUSTINE ISLAND AT 988 MB THU AFTERNOON AND THEN
DISSIPATE OVER SOUTHWEST ALASKA THU EVENING. A FRONT WILL MOVE
INTO THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF LATE THU NIGHT...THEN MOVE INTO THE
WESTERN GULF COAST AND RAPIDLY WEAKEN FRI. ANOTHER FRONT WILL MOVE
INTO THE SOUTHERN GULF LATE FRI NIGHT.

$$

PKZ119-270015-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
315 AM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 35 KT BECOMING S 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
14 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ120-270015-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
315 AM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ121-270015-
RESURRECTION BAY-
315 AM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF
CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES
HEAD. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF
CAINES HEAD. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-270015-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
315 AM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-270015-
PORT VALDEZ-
315 AM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-270015-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
315 AM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-270015-
VALDEZ ARM-
315 AM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-270015-
PASSAGE CANAL-
315 AM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-270015-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
315 AM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 40 KT BECOMING E 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
13 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ131-270015-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
315 AM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ132-270015-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
315 AM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO S 30 KT BY LATE MORNING.
SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ136-270015-
CHINIAK BAY-
315 AM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6
FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-270015-
MARMOT BAY-
315 AM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ138-270015-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
315 AM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10
FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ139-270015-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
315 AM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-270015-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
315 AM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-270015-
KACHEMAK BAY-
315 AM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT AND FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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