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FZAK51 PAFC 292257
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 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.

PKZ197-301215-
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A STRONG FRONT ENTERS THE SOUTHERN GULF THIS EVENING AND MOVES
INLAND ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST BY SAT EVENING. THE ASSOCIATED
980 MB LOW 625 NM SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF SITKINAK WEAKENS TO A BROAD
AND COMPLEX 991 MB LOW OVER THE SOUTHWEST GULF SAT
AFTERNOON...THEN REMAINS NEARLY STATIONARY WHILE WEAKENING TO 1000
MB THROUGH SUN AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-301215-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

...STORM WARNING SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
13 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 50 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF
MIDDLETON ISLAND...E WIND 50 KT DIMINISHING TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 20 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ120-301215-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

...STORM WARNING SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 50 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 20 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ121-301215-
RESURRECTION BAY-
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES
HEAD. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-301215-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-301215-
PORT VALDEZ-
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-301215-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-301215-
VALDEZ ARM-
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-301215-
PASSAGE CANAL-
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-301215-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

...STORM WARNING SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 40 KT IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 50 KT.
SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT BECOMING E 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ131-301215-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

...STORM WARNING SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 10 FT BUILDING TO 16 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 50 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 18 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ132-301215-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO 40 KT.
SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ136-301215-
CHINIAK BAY-
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ137-301215-
MARMOT BAY-
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 10 FT BUILDING TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 14 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ138-301215-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING NE 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8
FT BUILDING TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
13 FT SUBSIDING TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ139-301215-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 40 KT. GUSTS TO 55 KT FROM ANCHOR POINT SOUTH.
SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ140-301215-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT BUILDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-301215-
KACHEMAK BAY-
257 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$



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