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CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
354 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 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.

PKZ197-240200-
354 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 985 mb low 70 nm east of Kodiak City will move to 275 nm
southeast of Middleton Island at 972 mb by Fri morning, then it
will move to 300 nm southeast of Middleton Island at 983 mb by
Sat morning. A front enters the western Gulf Fri morning extending
southward through Sat.

$$

PKZ119-240200-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
354 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Gusts to 55 kt out of the Copper River
Delta. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...N wind 35 kt. Gusts to 55 kt out of the Copper River
Delta. Seas 10 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$

PKZ120-240200-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
354 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind increasing to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt after midnight.
Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...N wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

PKZ121-240200-
Resurrection Bay-
354 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

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

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt after midnight.
Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ125-240200-
Prince William Sound-
354 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...N wind 35 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ126-240200-
Port Valdez-
354 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ127-240200-
Valdez Narrows-
354 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NE wind 45 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 40 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ128-240200-
Valdez Arm-
354 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ129-240200-
Passage Canal-
354 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 45 kt near Whittier. Seas 4 ft.
Freezing spray.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 45 kt near Whittier. Seas 4 ft.
Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-240200-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
354 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ131-240200-
Barren Islands East-
354 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 45 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 40 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ132-240200-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
354 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 45 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 45 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON...S wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ136-240200-
Chiniak Bay-
354 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 15 kt becoming N wind 25 kt. Seas 2 ft building to
4 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ137-240200-
Marmot Bay-
354 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 15 kt becoming N 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ138-240200-
Shelikof Strait-
354 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt becoming NE 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 ft
building to 9 ft in the afternoon. Snow showers and rain showers.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ139-240200-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
354 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ140-240200-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
354 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ141-240200-
Kachemak Bay-
354 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt...strongest near the outer waters.
Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt...strongest near the outer waters.
Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$


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