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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
250 PM AKST SUN JAN 25 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.

PKZ197-261300-
250 PM AKST SUN JAN 25 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A FRONT WILL APPROACH THE SOUTHWEST GULF ON MON...THEN STALL AND WEAKEN
THROUGH TUE. A 993 MB LOW WILL FORM 630 NM SOUTH OF SITKINAK MON
AFTERNOON THEN MOVE TO 320 NM SOUTH OF SITKINAK TUE AFTERNOON AT
984 MB.

$$

PKZ119-261300-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
250 PM AKST SUN JAN 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT...EXCEPT S 10 KT OR LESS FROM MIDDLETON
ISLAND S. SEAS 7 FT. SNOW SHOWERS N OF MIDDLETON ISLAND.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW SHOWERS N OF MIDDLETON
ISLAND.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ120-261300-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
250 PM AKST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO N 10
KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ121-261300-
RESURRECTION BAY-
250 PM AKST SUN JAN 25 2015

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

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT IN THE EVENING DIMINISHING TO 15 KT TOWARD
MORNING. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT SUBSIDING. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE THROUGH FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-261300-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
250 PM AKST SUN JAN 25 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4
FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING W OF NAKED ISLAND.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-261300-
PORT VALDEZ-
250 PM AKST SUN JAN 25 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW IN THE EVENING. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ127-261300-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
250 PM AKST SUN JAN 25 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON AND MONDAY NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-261300-
VALDEZ ARM-
250 PM AKST SUN JAN 25 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING NE 20 KT.
SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-261300-
PASSAGE CANAL-
250 PM AKST SUN JAN 25 2015

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT. NEAR
WHITTIER...GUSTS 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W WIND 10 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS
2 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU AND FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-261300-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
250 PM AKST SUN JAN 25 2015

...GALE WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT EARLY BECOMING NE 30 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT. SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ131-261300-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
250 PM AKST SUN JAN 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT. SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING
SPRAY NEAR THE BARREN ISLANDS.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ132-261300-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
250 PM AKST SUN JAN 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N OF DANGEROUS CAPE...NW WIND 15 KT EARLY BECOMING NE
10 KT. S OF DANGEROUS CAPE...W WIND 15 KT EARLY BECOMING SE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT...EXCEPT NE 15 KT IN THE MORNING N OF
DANGEROUS CAPE. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ136-261300-
CHINIAK BAY-
250 PM AKST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-261300-
MARMOT BAY-
250 PM AKST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT EARLY BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ138-261300-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
250 PM AKST SUN JAN 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ139-261300-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
250 PM AKST SUN JAN 25 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ140-261300-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
250 PM AKST SUN JAN 25 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-261300-
KACHEMAK BAY-
250 PM AKST SUN JAN 25 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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