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CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 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.

PKZ197-251245-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A FRONT OVER THE SOUTHWEST GULF WILL WEAKEN AS IT SHIFTS TO THE
EASTERN GULF THROUGH TONIGHT. A WEAK TROUGH WILL MOVE INTO THE
SOUTHWESTERN GULF FRI.

$$

PKZ119-251245-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ120-251245-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ121-251245-
RESURRECTION BAY-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.THU...S WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ125-251245-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-251245-
PORT VALDEZ-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-251245-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-251245-
VALDEZ ARM-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-251245-
PASSAGE CANAL-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-251245-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5
FT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-251245-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
10 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7
FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT IN THE EVENING DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ132-251245-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ136-251245-
CHINIAK BAY-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-251245-
MARMOT BAY-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4
FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-251245-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9
FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7
FT BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
9 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-251245-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-251245-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-251245-
KACHEMAK BAY-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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