Coastal Waters Forecast
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FZAK51 PAFC 260023
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
323 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 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.

PKZ197-261300-
323 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE PERSISTS ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST
THROUGH MON AFTERNOON. WEAK LOW PRESSURE CENTERS FORM AND QUICKLY
DISSIPATE ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST THROUGH MON AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-261300-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
323 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ120-261300-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
323 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ121-261300-
RESURRECTION BAY-
323 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ125-261300-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
323 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ126-261300-
PORT VALDEZ-
323 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ127-261300-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
323 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-261300-
VALDEZ ARM-
323 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ129-261300-
PASSAGE CANAL-
323 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 2 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ130-261300-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
323 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 50 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ131-261300-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
323 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...W WIND 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 50 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ132-261300-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
323 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ136-261300-
CHINIAK BAY-
323 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ137-261300-
MARMOT BAY-
323 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ138-261300-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
323 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ139-261300-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
323 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ140-261300-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
323 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT.

$$

PKZ141-261300-
KACHEMAK BAY-
323 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 8
FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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