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FZAK51 PAFC 271145
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
345 AM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

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.

PKZ197-280100-
345 AM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A BERING SEA LOW WILL INTENSIFY TO 996 MB AS IT MOVES TO 35 NM
NORTHWEST OF SITKINAK THIS AFTERNOON. THE LOW WILL THEN MOVE TO
300 NM SOUTH OF CAPE SUCKLING AT 1000 MB LATE THU NIGHT.

$$

PKZ119-280100-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
345 AM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ120-280100-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
345 AM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ121-280100-
RESURRECTION BAY-
345 AM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2
FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ125-280100-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
345 AM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-280100-
PORT VALDEZ-
345 AM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-280100-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
345 AM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE WIND 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-280100-
VALDEZ ARM-
345 AM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT AND SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-280100-
PASSAGE CANAL-
345 AM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT AND THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-280100-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
345 AM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ131-280100-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
345 AM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7
FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ132-280100-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
345 AM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT BUILDING TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. N OF DANGEROUS CAPE...S WIND 25 KT
BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT EXCEPT NE 15 KT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE. SEAS 8
FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ136-280100-
CHINIAK BAY-
345 AM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4
FT. RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-280100-
MARMOT BAY-
345 AM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-280100-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
345 AM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ139-280100-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
345 AM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7
FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-280100-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
345 AM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-280100-
KACHEMAK BAY-
345 AM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$



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