Coastal Waters Forecast
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FZAK51 PAFC 281146
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
346 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

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.

PKZ197-290030-
346 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

LOW PRESSURE PERSISTS ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF THROUGH EARLY SUN
MORNING. A FRONT ACROSS THE EASTERN BERING MOVES INTO THE WESTERN
GULF EARLY SAT MORNING AND CONTINUES ON A SOUTH TRACK INTO THE
PACIFIC BY SAT EVENING.

$$

PKZ119-290030-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
346 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ120-290030-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
346 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ121-290030-
RESURRECTION BAY-
346 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
9 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-290030-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
346 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-290030-
PORT VALDEZ-
346 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-290030-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
346 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-290030-
VALDEZ ARM-
346 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-290030-
PASSAGE CANAL-
346 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT NEAR WHITTIER IN THE
MORNING AND TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-290030-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
346 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
11 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ131-290030-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
346 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
15 FT SUBSIDING TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ132-290030-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
346 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT EXCEPT NW 20 KT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE. SEAS 9
FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ136-290030-
CHINIAK BAY-
346 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT EARLY. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

$$

PKZ137-290030-
MARMOT BAY-
346 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT EARLY. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ138-290030-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
346 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
TO 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES IN THE EVENING. SEAS 5 FT
SUBSIDING.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ139-290030-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
346 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ140-290030-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
346 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-290030-
KACHEMAK BAY-
346 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$



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