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CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
325 PM AKST THU JAN 29 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.

PKZ197-301330-
325 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 1014 MB LOW 75 NM SOUTH OF SEWARD WILL DRIFT SOUTH AND
DISSIPATE FRI MORNING. A FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE SOUTHERN
GULF FRI NIGHT AND SPREAD INTO THE CENTRAL GULF SAT AFTERNOON.

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PKZ119-301330-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
325 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF THE
COPPER RIVER DELTA. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ120-301330-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
325 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT EXCEPT NE 20 KT NEAR THE COAST.
SEAS 7 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ121-301330-
RESURRECTION BAY-
325 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ125-301330-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
325 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT OUT OF NORTHERN
BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ126-301330-
PORT VALDEZ-
325 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ127-301330-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
325 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ128-301330-
VALDEZ ARM-
325 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ129-301330-
PASSAGE CANAL-
325 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. GUSTS TO 20 KT
NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ130-301330-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
325 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

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

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ131-301330-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
325 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

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PKZ132-301330-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
325 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT EXCEPT NW 20 KT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE.
SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ136-301330-
CHINIAK BAY-
325 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-301330-
MARMOT BAY-
325 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ138-301330-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
325 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ139-301330-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
325 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ140-301330-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
325 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.

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PKZ141-301330-
KACHEMAK BAY-
325 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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