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FZAK51 PAFC 220016
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
316 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 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.

PKZ197-221300-
316 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 997 MB LOW 50 NM SOUTHEAST OF SEWARD WILL DISSIPATE INTO A
TROUGH ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST THROUGH SUN. A 995 MB LOW 200 NM
SOUTH OF YAKUTAT SUN WILL BECOME ABSORBED INTO THE NORTHERN GULF
COAST TROUGH SUN NIGHT. A FRONT WILL ENTER THE SOUTHWEST GULF SUN
NIGHT AND MOVE TO THE CENTRAL GULF BY MON.

$$

PKZ119-221300-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
316 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 50 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 21 FT.

$$

PKZ120-221300-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
316 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

$$

PKZ121-221300-
RESURRECTION BAY-
316 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ125-221300-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
316 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ126-221300-
PORT VALDEZ-
316 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ127-221300-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
316 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-221300-
VALDEZ ARM-
316 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ129-221300-
PASSAGE CANAL-
316 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-221300-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
316 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
EVENING.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ131-221300-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
316 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

$$

PKZ132-221300-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
316 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING. SE WIND 30 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF DANGEROUS CAPE...SE WIND 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW.
.MON...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ136-221300-
CHINIAK BAY-
316 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-221300-
MARMOT BAY-
316 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-221300-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
316 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT
SUBSIDING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ139-221300-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
316 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT. PATCHY
FREEZING FOG. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT. PATCHY FREEZING
FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY
FREEZING FOG.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ140-221300-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
316 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 15 KT.

$$

PKZ141-221300-
KACHEMAK BAY-
316 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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