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FZAK51 PAFC 231121
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
321 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 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.

PKZ197-240015-
321 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE PERSISTS OVER THE CENTRAL GULF THROUGH
LATE FRI NIGHT.

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PKZ119-240015-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
321 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER DELTA.
SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER
DELTA. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER DELTA.
SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ120-240015-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
321 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ121-240015-
RESURRECTION BAY-
321 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ125-240015-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
321 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-240015-
PORT VALDEZ-
321 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY .
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ127-240015-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
321 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-240015-
VALDEZ ARM-
321 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ129-240015-
PASSAGE CANAL-
321 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-240015-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
321 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-240015-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
321 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ132-240015-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
321 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT EXCEPT NW 25 KT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE.
SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ136-240015-
CHINIAK BAY-
321 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-240015-
MARMOT BAY-
321 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-240015-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
321 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS 6
FT SUBSIDING. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-240015-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
321 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ140-240015-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
321 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WIND 10 KT.

$$

PKZ141-240015-
KACHEMAK BAY-
321 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$



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