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FZAK51 PAFC 271053
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
253 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

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.

PKZ197-280015-
253 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A DEVELOPING 1007 MB LOW 450 NM SOUTH OF MIDDLETON ISLAND WILL
MOVE TO 150 NM EAST OF KODIAK CITY AT 1002 MB WED AFTERNOON
WHERE IT WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY THROUGH THU MORNING.
THE LOW WILL THEN START TRACKING TO THE EAST AND WEAKEN THROUGH
THU NIGHT.

$$

PKZ119-280015-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
253 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ120-280015-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
253 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ121-280015-
RESURRECTION BAY-
253 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS
S OF CAINES HEAD. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ125-280015-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
253 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIDESPREAD
RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-280015-
PORT VALDEZ-
253 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-280015-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
253 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-280015-
VALDEZ ARM-
253 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-280015-
PASSAGE CANAL-
253 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-280015-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
253 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ131-280015-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
253 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ132-280015-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
253 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ136-280015-
CHINIAK BAY-
253 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-280015-
MARMOT BAY-
253 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ138-280015-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
253 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ139-280015-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
253 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ140-280015-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
253 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-280015-
KACHEMAK BAY-
253 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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