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FZAK51 PAFC 252255
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
255 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 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.

PKZ197-261215-
255 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

AN AREA OF WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL RESIDE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF
THROUGH THU AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE
NORTHERN GULF THU NIGHT.

$$

PKZ119-261215-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
255 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ120-261215-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
255 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ121-261215-
RESURRECTION BAY-
255 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-261215-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
255 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-261215-
PORT VALDEZ-
255 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-261215-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
255 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-261215-
VALDEZ ARM-
255 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-261215-
PASSAGE CANAL-
255 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT NEAR
WHITTIER DEVELOPING IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-261215-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
255 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ131-261215-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
255 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ132-261215-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
255 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ136-261215-
CHINIAK BAY-
255 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-261215-
MARMOT BAY-
255 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-261215-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
255 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ139-261215-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
255 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ140-261215-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
255 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-261215-
KACHEMAK BAY-
255 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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