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CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
650 PM AKDT MON MAR 27 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.

PKZ197-281515-
650 PM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 994 MB LOW 25 NM EAST OF SEWARD WILL DISSIPATE OVER THE KENAI
PENINSULA TONIGHT. A 991 MB LOW 160 NM SOUTH OF SITKINAK WILL
MOVE TO 150 NM EAST OF KODIAK CITY AT 995 MB TUE AFTERNOON THEN MOVE
TO WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND AT 996 MB TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL
THEN MOVE INLAND WED AFTERNOON NORTH OF WHITTIER.

$$

PKZ119-281515-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
650 PM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN WITH SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

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PKZ120-281515-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
650 PM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

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PKZ121-281515-
RESURRECTION BAY-
650 PM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ125-281515-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
650 PM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ126-281515-
PORT VALDEZ-
650 PM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ127-281515-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
650 PM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ128-281515-
VALDEZ ARM-
650 PM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ129-281515-
PASSAGE CANAL-
650 PM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-281515-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
650 PM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.THU...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 11 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ131-281515-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
650 PM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

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PKZ132-281515-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
650 PM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

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PKZ136-281515-
CHINIAK BAY-
650 PM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

$$

PKZ137-281515-
MARMOT BAY-
650 PM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ138-281515-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
650 PM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ139-281515-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
650 PM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
IN
ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ140-281515-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
650 PM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.

$$

PKZ141-281515-
KACHEMAK BAY-
650 PM AKDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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