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CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
340 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 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.

PKZ197-200215-
340 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 988 mb low over Kodiak Island moves to 220 nm southeast of
Kodiak City at 966 mb Mon morning then it moves into the North
Pacific through Tue morning.

$$

PKZ119-200215-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
340 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas
4 ft building to 10 ft in the afternoon. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 50 kt. Seas 18 ft. Rain.
.MON...E wind 40 kt becoming NE 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 18
ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ120-200215-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
340 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt increasing to 45 kt in the afternoon. Seas
8 ft building to 16 ft in the afternoon. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 55 kt. Seas 24 ft. Rain and snow.
.MON...NE wind 45 kt diminishing to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas
22 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ121-200215-
Resurrection Bay-
340 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft building to 5 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray. Snow.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ125-200215-
Prince William Sound-
340 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt becoming NE 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4
ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 4 ft after
midnight.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ126-200215-
Port Valdez-
340 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...NE wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-200215-
Valdez Narrows-
340 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ128-200215-
Valdez Arm-
340 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE THROUGH THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ129-200215-
Passage Canal-
340 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt becoming W 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2
ft.
.MON...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-200215-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
340 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt becoming N 45 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9
ft building to 15 ft in the afternoon. Snow.
.TONIGHT...N wind 45 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.MON...N wind 40 kt diminishing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas
14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ131-200215-
Barren Islands East-
340 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 30 kt becoming NE 50 kt in the afternoon. Seas
11 ft building to 16 ft in the afternoon. Rain and snow.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 60 kt. Seas 22 ft. Rain and snow.
.MON...NE wind 50 kt diminishing to 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas
22 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.TUE THROUGH THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ132-200215-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
340 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 50 kt. N of Dangerous Cape, W wind 30 kt becoming
NW 50 kt in the afternoon. Seas 13 ft building to 22 ft. Rain and
snow.
.TONIGHT...N wind 60 kt. Seas 24 ft. Rain and snow.
.MON...NE wind 55 kt diminishing to 45 kt in the afternoon. Seas
23 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.TUE THROUGH THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ136-200215-
Chiniak Bay-
340 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt becoming NW 45 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft building to 8 ft in the afternoon. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 50 kt. Seas 12 ft. Snow.
.MON...NE wind 45 kt becoming N 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 16
ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE THROUGH THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ137-200215-
Marmot Bay-
340 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt becoming NW 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4
ft building to 10 ft in the afternoon. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 50 kt diminishing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas
12 ft. Snow.
.MON...N wind 40 kt diminishing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas
12 ft. Snow.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE THROUGH THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ138-200215-
Shelikof Strait-
340 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...N wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.MON...N wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...W wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ139-200215-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
340 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ140-200215-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
340 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ141-200215-
Kachemak Bay-
340 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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