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CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
348 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 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.

PKZ197-281315-
348 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 996 MB LOW 20 NM SOUTHWEST OF YAKUTAT MOVES TO 60 NM SOUTH OF
YAKUTAT AT 991 MB EARLY FRI MORNING...THEN MOVES INTO THE SOUTHEAST
GULF FRI AFTERNOON. A 993 MB LOW WILL MOVE 35 NM SOUTHEAST OF
KODIAK EARLY SAT..THEN CONTINUES SOUTHEAST INTO THE CENTRAL GULF
SAT EVENING.

$$

PKZ119-281315-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
348 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO 40 KT.
GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER DELTA IN THE EVENING
INCREASING TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER DELTA.
SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER DELTA IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ120-281315-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
348 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ121-281315-
RESURRECTION BAY-
348 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT DEVELOPING
AROUND MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-281315-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
348 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO 35 KT.
SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING BUILDING TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT NEAR HINCHINBROOK ENTRANCE IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-281315-
PORT VALDEZ-
348 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 45 KT DEVELOPING AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT IN THE MORNING DIMINISHING TO
40 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-281315-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
348 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 40 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-281315-
VALDEZ ARM-
348 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-281315-
PASSAGE CANAL-
348 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT DEVELOPING
IN THE EVENING NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 30 KT. NEAR WHITTIER...GUSTS TO 50 KT DIMINISHING
TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 30 KT NEAR WHITTIER IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-281315-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
348 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ131-281315-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
348 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ132-281315-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
348 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 45 KT. S OF DANGEROUS CAPE...NW
WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 40 KT EXCEPT 30 KT S OF DANGEROUS CAPE. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. S OF
DANGEROUS CAPE...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ136-281315-
CHINIAK BAY-
348 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

$$

PKZ137-281315-
MARMOT BAY-
348 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ138-281315-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
348 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ139-281315-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
348 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ140-281315-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
348 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT TOWARD MORNING.
SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-281315-
KACHEMAK BAY-
348 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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