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FZAK51 PAFC 230030
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
330 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 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.

PKZ197-231345-
330 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE NORTHERN GULF WILL DISSIPATE MON
MORNING. A FRONT WILL ENTER THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF TONIGHT AND MOVE
TO THE NORTHERN GULF MON EVENING BEFORE DISSIPATING TUE EVENING.

$$

PKZ119-231345-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
330 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...STORM WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT BECOMING SE 50 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
16 FT. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW.
.TUE...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ120-231345-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
330 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
14 FT. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ121-231345-
RESURRECTION BAY-
330 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND DIMINISHING TO
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY
THIS EVENING.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE WIND 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF
CAINES HEAD. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-231345-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
330 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
12 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ126-231345-
PORT VALDEZ-
330 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-231345-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
330 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-231345-
VALDEZ ARM-
330 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE WIND 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ129-231345-
PASSAGE CANAL-
330 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-231345-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
330 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
EVENING.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT BECOMING NE 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT
BUILDING TO 14 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ131-231345-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
330 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 13 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ132-231345-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
330 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. VARIABLE WIND 10 KT IN
THE EVENING. N OF DANGEROUS CAPE...SE WIND 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
.MON...SE WIND 35 KT BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF
DANGEROUS CAPE...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ136-231345-
CHINIAK BAY-
330 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-231345-
MARMOT BAY-
330 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-231345-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
330 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ139-231345-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
330 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT BUILDING TO
5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING
SPRAY AND PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-231345-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
330 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  PATCHY
FREEZING FOG.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 15 KT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT.

$$

PKZ141-231345-
KACHEMAK BAY-
330 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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