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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
418 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

UPDATED ZONE 127

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.

PKZ197-281430-
418 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GULF WILL MOVE TO THE EASTERN GULF THROUGH
MON. A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE WESTERN GULF SUN
MORNING AND BECOME STATIONARY THROUGH MON.

$$

PKZ119-281430-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
418 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT BUILDING TO 15 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ120-281430-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
418 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 14 FT BUILDING TO 19 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ121-281430-
RESURRECTION BAY-
418 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES
HEAD. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF
CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ125-281430-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
418 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-281430-
PORT VALDEZ-
418 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ127-281430-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
418 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-281430-
VALDEZ ARM-
418 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ129-281430-
PASSAGE CANAL-
418 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ130-281430-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
418 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
17 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 50 KT. SEAS 20 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 50 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-281430-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
418 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
9 FT BUILDING TO 17 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 50 KT. SEAS 25 FT. RAIN.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ132-281430-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
418 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
13 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 20 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 21 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ136-281430-
CHINIAK BAY-
418 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-281430-
MARMOT BAY-
418 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-281430-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
418 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ139-281430-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
418 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ140-281430-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
418 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-281430-
KACHEMAK BAY-
418 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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