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FZAK51 PAFC 231202
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 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.

PKZ197-240030-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...A 1009 MB LOW NEAR PORT ALEXANDER WILL MOVE INLAND
TUE MORNING. A FRONT WILL ENTER THE SOUTHWEST GULF TUE NIGHT AND
WEAKEN AS IT SLIDES SLOWLY EAST OVER THE GULF THROUGH THU MORNING.

$$

PKZ119-240030-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ120-240030-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ121-240030-
RESURRECTION BAY-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-240030-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-240030-
PORT VALDEZ-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-240030-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-240030-
VALDEZ ARM-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE WIND 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-240030-
PASSAGE CANAL-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-240030-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-240030-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ132-240030-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ136-240030-
CHINIAK BAY-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-240030-
MARMOT BAY-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-240030-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ139-240030-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ140-240030-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-240030-
KACHEMAK BAY-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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