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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
331 PM AKDT THU APR 27 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.

PKZ197-281230-
331 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF OF ALASKA
THROUGH SAT MORNING WHILE A WEAK TROUGH DEVELOPS OVER THE
SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF ALASKA THROUGH FRI. A 1013 MB LOW WILL
DEVELOP WITHIN THIS TROUGH 170 NM SOUTHEAST OF KODIAK CITY FRI
NIGHT AND MOVE TO 70 NM SOUTHEAST OF KACHEMAK BAY SAT AFTERNOON
BEFORE DISSIPATING.

$$

PKZ119-281230-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
331 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ120-281230-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
331 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ121-281230-
RESURRECTION BAY-
331 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-281230-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
331 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-281230-
PORT VALDEZ-
331 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

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

$$

PKZ127-281230-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
331 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-281230-
VALDEZ ARM-
331 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-281230-
PASSAGE CANAL-
331 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-281230-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
331 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ131-281230-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
331 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ132-281230-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
331 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ136-281230-
CHINIAK BAY-
331 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 FT
SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-281230-
MARMOT BAY-
331 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-281230-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
331 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-281230-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
331 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ140-281230-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
331 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-281230-
KACHEMAK BAY-
331 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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