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CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
308 AM AKDT TUE APR 25 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.

PKZ197-260000-
308 AM AKDT TUE APR 25 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 994 MB LOW 450 NM SOUTH OF CORDOVA MOVES NORTH TO 300 NM
SOUTHEAST OF KODIAK CITY THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN DISSIPATES
TONIGHT. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE WESTERN GULF TONIGHT
AND WED. A 989 MB LOW 200 NM WEST OF HAIDA GWAII THIS AFTERNOON
TRACKS NORTH TO 90 NM WEST OF SITKA AT 1001 MB WED NIGHT.

$$

PKZ119-260000-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
308 AM AKDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ120-260000-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
308 AM AKDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ121-260000-
RESURRECTION BAY-
308 AM AKDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-260000-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
308 AM AKDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-260000-
PORT VALDEZ-
308 AM AKDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-260000-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
308 AM AKDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-260000-
VALDEZ ARM-
308 AM AKDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-260000-
PASSAGE CANAL-
308 AM AKDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-260000-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
308 AM AKDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-260000-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
308 AM AKDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ132-260000-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
308 AM AKDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ136-260000-
CHINIAK BAY-
308 AM AKDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-260000-
MARMOT BAY-
308 AM AKDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-260000-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
308 AM AKDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-260000-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
308 AM AKDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-260000-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
308 AM AKDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-260000-
KACHEMAK BAY-
308 AM AKDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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