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FZAK51 PAFC 290149 AAA
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
449 PM AKST WED JAN 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.

PKZ197-291415-
449 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A FRONT OVER THE NORTHERN AND WESTERN GULF WILL WEAKEN THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING. A 1010 MB LOW WILL DEVELOP 100 NM NORTHEAST OF
KODIAK CITY THU MORNING AND THEN REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY BEFORE
DISSIPATING FRI AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-291415-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
449 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER
DELTA. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT EXCEPT E 20 KT ALONG THE COAST.  SEAS
6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ120-291415-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
449 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ121-291415-
RESURRECTION BAY-
449 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES
HEAD. SNOW.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ125-291415-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
449 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS
AND PASSES. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-291415-
PORT VALDEZ-
449 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ127-291415-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
449 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-291415-
VALDEZ ARM-
449 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ129-291415-
PASSAGE CANAL-
449 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-291415-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
449 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ131-291415-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
449 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ132-291415-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
449 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ136-291415-
CHINIAK BAY-
449 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-291415-
MARMOT BAY-
449 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ138-291415-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
449 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ139-291415-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
449 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ140-291415-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
449 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ141-291415-
KACHEMAK BAY-
449 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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