Coastal Waters Forecast
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CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 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.

PKZ197-231300-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE PERSISTS OVER THE NORTHERN TO EASTERN
GULF THROUGH FRI AFTERNOON.

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PKZ119-231300-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

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PKZ120-231300-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. STRONGER GUSTS 25 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
4 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ121-231300-
RESURRECTION BAY-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ125-231300-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ126-231300-
PORT VALDEZ-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ127-231300-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ128-231300-
VALDEZ ARM-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ129-231300-
PASSAGE CANAL-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. STRONGER GUSTS 35 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 3
FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ130-231300-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. STRONGER GUSTS 30 KT NEAR THE BARREN
ISLANDS. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ131-231300-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ132-231300-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ136-231300-
CHINIAK BAY-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ137-231300-
MARMOT BAY-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ138-231300-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. STRONGER GUSTS 30 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. STRONGER GUSTS 30 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ139-231300-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

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PKZ140-231300-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 15 KT.

$$

PKZ141-231300-
KACHEMAK BAY-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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