Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
000
FZAK51 PAFC 281140
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 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.

PKZ197-290045-
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A BROAD TROUGH STRETCHED ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF WILL CONSOLIDATE
TO A 994 MB LOW 150 NM EAST OF KODIAK CITY THIS AFTERNOON. THIS
LOW WILL TRACK NORTH AND INTO PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND LATE TONIGHT.
A STRONG FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF WED
NIGHT.

$$

PKZ119-290045-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 50 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ120-290045-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
SNOW.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ121-290045-
RESURRECTION BAY-
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-290045-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-290045-
PORT VALDEZ-
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-290045-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-290045-
VALDEZ ARM-
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-290045-
PASSAGE CANAL-
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-290045-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING W 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 50 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ131-290045-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ132-290045-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING W 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ136-290045-
CHINIAK BAY-
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-290045-
MARMOT BAY-
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-290045-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ139-290045-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 11 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ140-290045-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 30 KT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT.

$$

PKZ141-290045-
KACHEMAK BAY-
340 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.