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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
327 PM AKDT MON APR 24 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.

PKZ197-251215-
327 PM AKDT MON APR 24 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 995 MB LOW 110 NM SOUTH OF KODIAK CITY MOVES INTO BRISTOL BAY
AT 994 MB BY TUE AFTERNOON. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE PUSHES OVER
SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA AND NORTH GULF COAST BY TUE AFTERNOON. A 984
MB NORTH PACIFIC LOW MOVES TO 95 NM SOUTH OF SITKA AT 995 MB BY
WED AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-251215-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
327 PM AKDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ120-251215-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
327 PM AKDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ121-251215-
RESURRECTION BAY-
327 PM AKDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS
AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ125-251215-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
327 PM AKDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT NEAR HINCHINBROOK ENTRANCE
IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ126-251215-
PORT VALDEZ-
327 PM AKDT MON APR 24 2017

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

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PKZ127-251215-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
327 PM AKDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ128-251215-
VALDEZ ARM-
327 PM AKDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-251215-
PASSAGE CANAL-
327 PM AKDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ130-251215-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
327 PM AKDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ131-251215-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
327 PM AKDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ132-251215-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
327 PM AKDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT EXCEPT VARIABLE 10 KT S OF DANGEROUS CAPE.
SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ136-251215-
CHINIAK BAY-
327 PM AKDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ137-251215-
MARMOT BAY-
327 PM AKDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ138-251215-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
327 PM AKDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ139-251215-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
327 PM AKDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ140-251215-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
327 PM AKDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ141-251215-
KACHEMAK BAY-
327 PM AKDT MON APR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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