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FZAK51 PAFC 261225
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
325 AM AKST SUN FEB 26 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.

PKZ197-270115-
325 AM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A TROUGH ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST WILL PERSIST THROUGH TUE
MORNING. A 1006 MB LOW WILL FORM 60 NM WEST OF CORDOVA MON
AFTERNOON AND STRENGTHEN TO 990 MB AS IT MOVES TO 105 NM
SOUTHWEST OF YAKUTAT TUE MORNING.

$$

PKZ119-270115-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
325 AM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ120-270115-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
325 AM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ121-270115-
RESURRECTION BAY-
325 AM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

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

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ125-270115-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
325 AM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ126-270115-
PORT VALDEZ-
325 AM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ127-270115-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
325 AM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

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

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ128-270115-
VALDEZ ARM-
325 AM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ129-270115-
PASSAGE CANAL-
325 AM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ130-270115-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
325 AM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7
FT BUILDING TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 50 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ131-270115-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
325 AM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...W WIND 35 KT BECOMING NW 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 14
FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 50 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ132-270115-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
325 AM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ136-270115-
CHINIAK BAY-
325 AM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ137-270115-
MARMOT BAY-
325 AM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ138-270115-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
325 AM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ139-270115-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
325 AM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ140-270115-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
325 AM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT.

$$

PKZ141-270115-
KACHEMAK BAY-
325 AM AKST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...W WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8
FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$


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