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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
435 AM AKST THU DEC 25 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.

PKZ197-260415-
435 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A FRONT OVER THE WESTERN GULF WILL MOVE TO THE NORTHERN GULF THU
AFTERNOON BEFORE MOVING ONSHORE THU EVENING. A SECOND FRONT ENTERS
THE WESTERN GULF FRI MORNING AND A 1013 MB LOW FORMS ALONG IT 215
NM SOUTHWEST OF PETERSBURG FRI AFTERNOON.

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PKZ119-260415-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
435 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 21 FT.

$$

PKZ120-260415-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
435 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.MON...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 21 FT.

$$

PKZ121-260415-
RESURRECTION BAY-
435 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-260415-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
435 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW BY AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN
AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ126-260415-
PORT VALDEZ-
435 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-260415-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
435 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW WIND 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW WIND 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-260415-
VALDEZ ARM-
435 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-260415-
PASSAGE CANAL-
435 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT AND FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ130-260415-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
435 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ131-260415-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
435 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

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PKZ132-260415-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
435 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

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PKZ136-260415-
CHINIAK BAY-
435 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT AND FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ137-260415-
MARMOT BAY-
435 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ138-260415-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
435 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ139-260415-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
435 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW DURING THE MORNING. SEAS 4 FT
BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ140-260415-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
435 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ141-260415-
KACHEMAK BAY-
435 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO SW 20 KT BY LATE MORNING.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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