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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
322 PM AKST TUE FEB 9 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.

PKZ197-101330-
322 PM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 970 MB LOW 450 NM SOUTHEAST OF SITKINAK MOVES TO 280 NM
SOUTHWEST OF SITKINAK WED MORNING AT 970 MB...THEN EXITS INTO THE
NORTH PACIFIC. A 977 MB LOW ENTERS THE GULF 370 NM SOUTHEAST OF
SITKINAK WED AFTERNOON AND MOVES TO NEAR KODIAK ISLAND AT 990 MB
THU AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-101330-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
322 PM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ120-101330-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
322 PM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ121-101330-
RESURRECTION BAY-
322 PM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT BY LATE EVENING.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES
HEAD. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT...WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER
SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-101330-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
322 PM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-101330-
PORT VALDEZ-
322 PM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-101330-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
322 PM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-101330-
VALDEZ ARM-
322 PM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-101330-
PASSAGE CANAL-
322 PM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT NEAR WHITTIER DEVELOPING
IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-101330-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
322 PM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-101330-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
322 PM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ132-101330-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
322 PM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 23 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 21 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ136-101330-
CHINIAK BAY-
322 PM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT BECOMING E 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 11 FT
SUBSIDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-101330-
MARMOT BAY-
322 PM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT BECOMING E 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ138-101330-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
322 PM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016

...STORM WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO 17
FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WIND 50 KT DIMINISHING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
20 FT SUBSIDING TO 12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-101330-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
322 PM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ140-101330-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
322 PM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-101330-
KACHEMAK BAY-
322 PM AKST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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