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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
643 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

UPDATE TO ZONE 129

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.

PKZ197-211615-
643 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 969 MB LOW 90 NM SOUTH OF CORDOVA WILL MOVE INLAND ACROSS THE
KENAI PENINSULA TONIGHT. A 985 MB COMPLEX LOW WITH MULTIPLE WEAK
LOW CENTERS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE WESTERN GULF AND SLOWLY WEAKEN
IN PLACE THROUGH MON AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-211615-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
643 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT ALONG THE COAST IN
THE EVENING. WINDS BECOMING S 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 14 FT.
SOUTH OF MIDDLETON ISLAND...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING.
RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ120-211615-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
643 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

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PKZ121-211615-
RESURRECTION BAY-
643 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN AND
SNOW.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF
CAINES HEAD. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-211615-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
643 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-211615-
PORT VALDEZ-
643 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

$$

PKZ127-211615-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
643 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-211615-
VALDEZ ARM-
643 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-211615-
PASSAGE CANAL-
643 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT WEST WINDS
GUSTING TO 25 KT NEAR WHITTIER IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN
AND SNOW.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ130-211615-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
643 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ131-211615-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
643 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ132-211615-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
643 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...W WIND TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

$$

PKZ136-211615-
CHINIAK BAY-
643 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-211615-
MARMOT BAY-
643 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-211615-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
643 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ139-211615-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
643 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT SUBSIDING.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ140-211615-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
643 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-211615-
KACHEMAK BAY-
643 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED AND THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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