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FZAK51 PAFC 201259
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
359 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 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.

PKZ197-210145-
359 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GULF OF ALASKA WEAKENS THROUGH SUN MORNING.
A 995 MB LOW FORMS 100 NM EAST OF CHIGNIK AND MOVES TO 15 NM EAST
OF WHITTIER AT 998 MB SAT AFTERNOON BEFORE SHIFTING OVER MONTAGUE
ISLAND SUN MORNING. THE ASSOCIATED FRONT EXTENDS ACROSS THE
WESTERN GULF THROUGH SUN MORNING.

$$

PKZ119-210145-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
359 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

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PKZ120-210145-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
359 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

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RESURRECTION BAY-
359 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S
OF CAINES HEAD. SNOW.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ125-210145-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
359 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ126-210145-
PORT VALDEZ-
359 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ127-210145-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
359 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-210145-
VALDEZ ARM-
359 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ129-210145-
PASSAGE CANAL-
359 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-210145-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
359 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ131-210145-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
359 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. SNOW.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ132-210145-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
359 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SNOW.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

$$

PKZ136-210145-
CHINIAK BAY-
359 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-210145-
MARMOT BAY-
359 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-210145-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
359 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ139-210145-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
359 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 12 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ140-210145-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
359 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT.

$$

PKZ141-210145-
KACHEMAK BAY-
359 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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