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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 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.

PKZ197-251400-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A WEATHER FRONT OVER THE WESTERN GULF MOVES EAST AND WEAKENS
TONIGHT. A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE OVER THE
NORTHERN GULF THROUGH SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE
EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN GULF THROUGH SUNDAY.

$$

PKZ119-251400-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ120-251400-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ121-251400-
RESURRECTION BAY-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE TONIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ125-251400-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE TONIGHT. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ126-251400-
PORT VALDEZ-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ127-251400-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE TONIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-251400-
VALDEZ ARM-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE TONIGHT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ129-251400-
PASSAGE CANAL-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE TONIGHT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ130-251400-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT THIS EVENING. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ131-251400-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT THIS EVENING. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ132-251400-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ136-251400-
CHINIAK BAY-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ137-251400-
MARMOT BAY-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ138-251400-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ139-251400-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN ICE
FREE WATERS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ140-251400-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 15 KT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT.

$$

PKZ141-251400-
KACHEMAK BAY-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$


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