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FZAK51 PAFC 091556 AAA
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
656 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

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.

PKZ197-100415-
656 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 1009 MB LOW FORMS 160 NM SOUTH OF KODIAK CITY AND REMAINS
NEARLY STATIONARY BEFORE DISSIPATING SAT AFTERNOON. SMALL TROUGHS
GLIDE WESTWARD OVER THE NORTH GULF COAST THROUGH SUN MORNING.

$$

PKZ119-100415-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
656 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT. N GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER
DELTA. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER
DELTA. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER
DELTA. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ120-100415-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
656 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ121-100415-
RESURRECTION BAY-
656 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ125-100415-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
656 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. GUST TO 30 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 3FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 30 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-100415-
PORT VALDEZ-
656 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ127-100415-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
656 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-100415-
VALDEZ ARM-
656 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ129-100415-
PASSAGE CANAL-
656 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-100415-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
656 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-100415-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
656 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ132-100415-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
656 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ136-100415-
CHINIAK BAY-
656 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-100415-
MARMOT BAY-
656 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS WITH
SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ138-100415-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
656 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ139-100415-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
656 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ140-100415-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
656 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS
2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-100415-
KACHEMAK BAY-
656 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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