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CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
328 PM AKST THU MAR 5 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.

PKZ197-061330-
328 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A BROAD LOW OVER THE NORTHWEST GULF WILL DISSIPATE THU NIGHT.
A FRONT WILL ENTER THE WESTERN GULF FRI NIGHT AND TRACK TO THE
CENTRAL GULF SAT AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-061330-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
328 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ120-061330-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
328 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ121-061330-
RESURRECTION BAY-
328 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-061330-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
328 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2
FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-061330-
PORT VALDEZ-
328 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ127-061330-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
328 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-061330-
VALDEZ ARM-
328 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ129-061330-
PASSAGE CANAL-
328 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...E WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. SNOW
AND RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-061330-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
328 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING S 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ131-061330-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
328 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ132-061330-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
328 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 20 INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
7 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ136-061330-
CHINIAK BAY-
328 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-061330-
MARMOT BAY-
328 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-061330-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
328 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT OUT OF WESTERN BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-061330-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
328 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ140-061330-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
328 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT. SNOW AND
RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 1 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. SNOW.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-061330-
KACHEMAK BAY-
328 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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