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FZAK51 PAFC 281228
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
328 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 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.

PKZ197-290130-
328 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GULF WILL MOVE TO THE EASTERN GULF THROUGH MON.
A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE WESTERN GULF THIS MORNING AND BECOME
STATIONARY THROUGH MON.

$$

PKZ119-290130-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
328 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
7 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
10 FT BUILDING TO 18 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.MON...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 22 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ120-290130-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
328 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT LATE THIS MORNING. SEAS
8 FT BUILDING TO 13 FT BY AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
13 FT BUILDING TO 22 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 24 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 24 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ121-290130-
RESURRECTION BAY-
328 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF
CAINES HEAD. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF
CAINES HEAD. RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES
HEAD. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ125-290130-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
328 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-290130-
PORT VALDEZ-
328 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ127-290130-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
328 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-290130-
VALDEZ ARM-
328 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ129-290130-
PASSAGE CANAL-
328 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING MONDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT BY LATE MORNING. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ130-290130-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
328 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...STORM WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 40 KT BECOMING E 50 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 11 FT
BUILDING TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 50 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 50 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-290130-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
328 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...STORM WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 40 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
11 FT BUILDING TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 50 KT. SEAS 21 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 50 KT. SEAS 24 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ132-290130-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
328 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT LATE THIS MORNING.
SEAS 15 FT BUILDING TO 21 FT THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 22 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 23 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ136-290130-
CHINIAK BAY-
328 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-290130-
MARMOT BAY-
328 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-290130-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
328 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
14 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ139-290130-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
328 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ140-290130-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
328 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-290130-
KACHEMAK BAY-
328 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$



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