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FZAK51 PAFC 260018
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
318 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

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.

PKZ197-261300-
318 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A WEAK TROUGH WILL SIT OVER THE NORTHERN GULF BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS IN ON SAT. A WEATHER FRONT WILL ENTER THE SOUTHWEST GULF
SAT EVENING.

$$

PKZ119-261300-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
318 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 14 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

$$

PKZ120-261300-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
318 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 14 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ121-261300-
RESURRECTION BAY-
318 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER
SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-261300-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
318 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 15 KT OR LESS BY
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ126-261300-
PORT VALDEZ-
318 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-261300-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
318 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-261300-
VALDEZ ARM-
318 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT BECOMING N 10 KT
AROUND MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-261300-
PASSAGE CANAL-
318 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ130-261300-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
318 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-261300-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
318 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ132-261300-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
318 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ136-261300-
CHINIAK BAY-
318 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ137-261300-
MARMOT BAY-
318 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ138-261300-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
318 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-261300-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
318 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ140-261300-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
318 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-261300-
KACHEMAK BAY-
318 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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