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CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
325 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

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.

PKZ197-291230-
325 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 991 MB LOW 100 NM SOUTHWEST OF SITKA BECOMES A BROAD TROUGH OF
LOW PRESSURE ALONG THE NORTHEAST GULF COAST ON SAT. THIS
CONSOLIDATES INTO A STATIONARY 970 MB LOW SUN MORNING 60 NM WEST
OF SITKA.

$$

PKZ119-291230-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
325 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6
FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ120-291230-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
325 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ121-291230-
RESURRECTION BAY-
325 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
TO 40 KT DURING THE EVENING. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-291230-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
325 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES
DURING THE EVENING. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ126-291230-
PORT VALDEZ-
325 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUST
TO 40 KT DURING THE EVENING. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ127-291230-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
325 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-291230-
VALDEZ ARM-
325 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ129-291230-
PASSAGE CANAL-
325 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. NEAR WHITTIER...GUSTS TO 40 KT
DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR
WHITTIER...GUST TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. NEAR WHITTIER...GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-291230-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
325 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
9 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 10 FT BUILDING TO 13 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ131-291230-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
325 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
11 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT BUILDING TO 13 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ132-291230-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
325 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT...EXCEPT W 30 KT S OF DANGEROUS CAPE. SEAS 10
FT...EXCEPT 5 FT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ136-291230-
CHINIAK BAY-
325 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

$$

PKZ137-291230-
MARMOT BAY-
325 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-291230-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
325 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES DURING THE EVENING. SEAS 6 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT ON THE NORTH
END.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ139-291230-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
325 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ140-291230-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
325 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-291230-
KACHEMAK BAY-
325 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4
FT SUBSIDING.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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