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CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
327 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 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.

PKZ197-140130-
327 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 998 mb North Pacific low moves to 225 nm southeast of Middleton
Island at 1001 mb by this afternoon then moves inland and
dissipates tonight. A front in the western Gulf will move into
the eastern Gulf Wed afternoon.

$$

PKZ119-140130-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
327 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 45 kt becoming S 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas
18 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ120-140130-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
327 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 35 kt becoming S 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 17
ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ121-140130-
Resurrection Bay-
327 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ125-140130-
Prince William Sound-
327 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 35 kt becoming SE 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9
ft subsiding to 6 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-140130-
Port Valdez-
327 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-140130-
Valdez Narrows-
327 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ128-140130-
Valdez Arm-
327 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-140130-
Passage Canal-
327 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-140130-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
327 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 30 kt becoming S 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7
ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...E wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ131-140130-
Barren Islands East-
327 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ132-140130-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
327 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...S wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$

PKZ136-140130-
Chiniak Bay-
327 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...SE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...S wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ137-140130-
Marmot Bay-
327 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ138-140130-
Shelikof Strait-
327 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ139-140130-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
327 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt becoming SE 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8
ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ140-140130-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
327 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
7 ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ141-140130-
Kachemak Bay-
327 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming SE 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2
ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$


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