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FZAK51 PAFC 220016
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
316 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 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.

PKZ197-221330-
316 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A COMPLEX LOW OVER THE WESTERN GULF WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN IN PLACE
AND DISSIPATE BY LATE MON NIGHT. A NORTH PACIFIC LOW WILL
STRENGTHEN TO 982 MB 390 NM SOUTH OF YAKUTAT TUE MORNING AND MOVE
TOWARD HAIDA GWAII TUE AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-221330-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
316 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ120-221330-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
316 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ121-221330-
RESURRECTION BAY-
316 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...N WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON...S WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES
HEAD. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ125-221330-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
316 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-221330-
PORT VALDEZ-
316 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-221330-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
316 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT TOWARD MORNING.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-221330-
VALDEZ ARM-
316 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-221330-
PASSAGE CANAL-
316 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-221330-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
316 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ131-221330-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
316 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ132-221330-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
316 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ136-221330-
CHINIAK BAY-
316 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...W WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-221330-
MARMOT BAY-
316 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...W WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-221330-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
316 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ139-221330-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
316 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-221330-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
316 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON...N WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-221330-
KACHEMAK BAY-
316 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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