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FZAK51 PAFC 261249
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
349 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

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.

PKZ197-270215-
349 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A FRONT WILL APPROACH THE SOUTHWEST GULF ON MON...THEN STALL AND WEAKEN
THROUGH TUE. A 986 MB LOW WILL DEVELOP IN THE NORTH PACIFIC AND
MOVE TO 260 NM SOUTHWEST OF SAND POINT AT 980 MB TUE AFTERNOON AND
SLOWLY DRIFT WEST LATE TUE NIGHT.

$$

PKZ119-270215-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
349 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND TO 15 KT. NE GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF THE
COPPER RIVER DELTA. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER
DELTA. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER
DELTA. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ120-270215-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
349 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ121-270215-
RESURRECTION BAY-
349 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-270215-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
349 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-270215-
PORT VALDEZ-
349 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ127-270215-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
349 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-270215-
VALDEZ ARM-
349 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-270215-
PASSAGE CANAL-
349 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-270215-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
349 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ131-270215-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
349 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ132-270215-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
349 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT BECOMING NE 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ136-270215-
CHINIAK BAY-
349 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ137-270215-
MARMOT BAY-
349 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ138-270215-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
349 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ139-270215-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
349 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ140-270215-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
349 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-270215-
KACHEMAK BAY-
349 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$


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