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CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
340 PM AKDT Wed Oct 18 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.

PKZ197-191215-
340 PM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 973 mb low 160 nm southeast of Middleton Island will dissipate
and move toward the panhandle today. Weak troughing/low pressure
will hang around the northern Gulf through Friday.

$$

PKZ119-191215-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
340 PM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt out of the Copper River
Delta. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the morning out of the Copper
River Delta. Seas 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN...S wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.MON...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ120-191215-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
340 PM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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

.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...N wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ121-191215-
Resurrection Bay-
340 PM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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

.TONIGHT...N wind increasing to 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ125-191215-
Prince William Sound-
340 PM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ126-191215-
Port Valdez-
340 PM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NE wind increasing to 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-191215-
Valdez Narrows-
340 PM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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

.TONIGHT...N wind increasing to 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ128-191215-
Valdez Arm-
340 PM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-191215-
Passage Canal-
340 PM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt after midnight near Whittier.
Seas 4 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt near Whittier. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-191215-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
340 PM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ131-191215-
Barren Islands East-
340 PM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...S wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ132-191215-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
340 PM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.MON...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ136-191215-
Chiniak Bay-
340 PM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ137-191215-
Marmot Bay-
340 PM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ138-191215-
Shelikof Strait-
340 PM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ139-191215-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
340 PM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...W wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ140-191215-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
340 PM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ141-191215-
Kachemak Bay-
340 PM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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