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CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
345 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 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.

PKZ197-241230-
345 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHWEST GULF OF ALASKA WILL BUILD OVER
THE ENTIRE GULF THU. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP ALONG
THE NORTH GULF COAST TUE NIGHT AND THEN DISSIPATE THU MORNING.

$$

PKZ119-241230-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
345 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO 20 KT.
GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER DELTA AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER DELTA.
SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER
DELTA DURING THE EVENING. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ120-241230-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
345 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ121-241230-
RESURRECTION BAY-
345 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-241230-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
345 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 25 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-241230-
PORT VALDEZ-
345 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-241230-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
345 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-241230-
VALDEZ ARM-
345 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-241230-
PASSAGE CANAL-
345 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO 30 KT. GUSTS
TO 50 KT NEAR WHITTIER AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 4
FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-241230-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
345 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING W 20 KT.
SEAS 5 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-241230-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
345 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ132-241230-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
345 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT...EXCEPT 15 KT S OF DANGEROUS CAPE.
SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ136-241230-
CHINIAK BAY-
345 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-241230-
MARMOT BAY-
345 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ138-241230-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
345 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ139-241230-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
345 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-241230-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
345 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-241230-
KACHEMAK BAY-
345 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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