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CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
351 AM AKDT THU MAY 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.

PKZ197-260100-
351 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A DECAYING FRONT OVER THE NORTH GULF COAST MOVES INLAND FRI
MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDS OVER SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA TO THE
NORTH GULF COAST THROUGH SAT MORNING. A FRONT REMAINS SOUTH OF
THE GULF THROUGH SAT MORNING.

$$

PKZ119-260100-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
351 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ120-260100-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
351 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ121-260100-
RESURRECTION BAY-
351 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ125-260100-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
351 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-260100-
PORT VALDEZ-
351 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...SW WIND INCREASING TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-260100-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
351 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-260100-
VALDEZ ARM-
351 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-260100-
PASSAGE CANAL-
351 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-260100-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
351 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ131-260100-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
351 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ132-260100-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
351 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ136-260100-
CHINIAK BAY-
351 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-260100-
MARMOT BAY-
351 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-260100-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
351 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ139-260100-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
351 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT TOWARD MORNING.
SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-260100-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
351 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT TOWARD MORNING.
SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-260100-
KACHEMAK BAY-
351 AM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT TOWARD MORNING.
SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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