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FZAK51 PAFC 211301
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
401 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 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.

PKZ197-220215-
401 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF MOVES TO THE
EASTERN GULF LATE TODAY. A 1015 MB LOW 25 NM NORTHWEST OF
KODIAK CITY MOVES TO 150 NM SOUTHWEST OF YAKUTAT LATE WED
AFTERNOON...THEN MOVES TO THE EASTERN GULF BY LATE WED NIGHT.

$$

PKZ119-220215-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
401 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT.
SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ120-220215-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
401 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING N 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ121-220215-
RESURRECTION BAY-
401 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE WIND 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF
CAINES HEAD. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ125-220215-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
401 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
PATCHY FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-220215-
PORT VALDEZ-
401 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ127-220215-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
401 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-220215-
VALDEZ ARM-
401 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT AND WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ129-220215-
PASSAGE CANAL-
401 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

.TODAY...W WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT NEAR WHITTIER IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ130-220215-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
401 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.WED...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-220215-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
401 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ132-220215-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
401 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 25 KT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ136-220215-
CHINIAK BAY-
401 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-220215-
MARMOT BAY-
401 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 25 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT.
SNOW.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-220215-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
401 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ139-220215-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
401 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-220215-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
401 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 KT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT.

$$

PKZ141-220215-
KACHEMAK BAY-
401 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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