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CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
304 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

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.

PKZ197-181300-
304 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 987 mb low over Kodiak Island moves 165 nm southwest of
Middleton Island at 996 mb Thu afternoon. The low then moves
90 nm southwest of Middleton Island at 1000 mb Fri afternoon. A
front associated with a 990 mb low 350 nm south of Sitkinak moves
into the southwestern Gulf Fri afternoon.

$$

PKZ119-181300-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
304 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt becoming NW after midnight. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ120-181300-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
304 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt becoming variable 10 kt after midnight. Seas
9 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ121-181300-
Resurrection Bay-
304 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
Rain showers.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ125-181300-
Prince William Sound-
304 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt becoming NW 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NW wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ126-181300-
Port Valdez-
304 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ127-181300-
Valdez Narrows-
304 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ128-181300-
Valdez Arm-
304 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ129-181300-
Passage Canal-
304 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt becoming W 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
Rain showers.
.THU...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ130-181300-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
304 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ131-181300-
Barren Islands East-
304 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt becoming W 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ132-181300-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
304 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Areas of fog.
.THU...W wind 25 kt except NW 15 kt N of Dangerous Cape. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ136-181300-
Chiniak Bay-
304 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...SE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Areas of fog.
.THU...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ137-181300-
Marmot Bay-
304 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Areas of fog.
.THU...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ138-181300-
Shelikof Strait-
304 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 4 ft. Areas of fog.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ139-181300-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
304 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ140-181300-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
304 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2
ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt after
midnight. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas in ice
free waters 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.

$$

PKZ141-181300-
Kachemak Bay-
304 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$


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