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FZAK51 PAFC 271118
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
318 AM AKDT MON MAR 27 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.

PKZ197-280000-
318 AM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 995 MB LOW 100 NM SOUTH OF CAPE SUCKLING EARLY THIS MORNING
WILL MOVE TO NEAR MONTAGUE ISLAND AT 992 MB THIS AFTERNOON. THIS
LOW WILL MOVE INLAND OVER THE KENAI PENINSULA AND DISSIPATE
TONIGHT. A 992 MB LOW 170 NM SOUTHEAST OF SITKINAK THIS AFTERNOON
WILL MOVE TO 160 NM SOUTH OF MIDDLETON AT 995 MB TUE AFTERNOON AND
THEN OVER PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND TUE NIGHT.

$$

PKZ119-280000-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
318 AM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT EXCEPT SE 30 KT NEAR THE COAST. SEAS 8 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ120-280000-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
318 AM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ121-280000-
RESURRECTION BAY-
318 AM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ125-280000-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
318 AM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-280000-
PORT VALDEZ-
318 AM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-280000-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
318 AM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-280000-
VALDEZ ARM-
318 AM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-280000-
PASSAGE CANAL-
318 AM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-280000-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
318 AM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ131-280000-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
318 AM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ132-280000-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
318 AM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ136-280000-
CHINIAK BAY-
318 AM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-280000-
MARMOT BAY-
318 AM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-280000-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
318 AM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-280000-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
318 AM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ140-280000-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
318 AM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT.

$$

PKZ141-280000-
KACHEMAK BAY-
318 AM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$


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