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FZAK51 PAFC 050043
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
343 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

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.

PKZ197-051315-
343 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 1008 MB LOW 225 NM WEST OF HAIDA GWAII CONTINUES TO MOVE AWAY THIS
EVENING. A FRONT MOVES INTO THE WESTERN GULF MON AFTERNOON...WITH
AN ASSOCIATED 1016 MB LOW FORMING NEAR KODIAK CITY MON NIGHT. THE
LOW DRIFTS TO 75 NM SOUTHEAST OF KODIAK CITY AT 1014 MB TUE
AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-051315-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
343 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. GUST TO 40 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER
DELTA. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER
DELTA. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ120-051315-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
343 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ121-051315-
RESURRECTION BAY-
343 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-051315-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
343 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-051315-
PORT VALDEZ-
343 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND MONDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-051315-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
343 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-051315-
VALDEZ ARM-
343 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-051315-
PASSAGE CANAL-
343 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 4 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-051315-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
343 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. GUSTS UP TO 45 KT OUT OF BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ131-051315-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
343 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ132-051315-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
343 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ136-051315-
CHINIAK BAY-
343 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-051315-
MARMOT BAY-
343 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-051315-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
343 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT. SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ139-051315-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
343 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ140-051315-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
343 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-051315-
KACHEMAK BAY-
343 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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