Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
358 AM AKST MON JAN 23 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.

PKZ197-240145-
358 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH ACROSS THE GULF OF
ALASKA THROUGH THIS EVENING BEFORE DISSIPATING TUE MORNING.
ANOTHER FRONT WILL MOVE NEAR KODIAK ISLAND EARLY TUE MORNING.

$$

PKZ119-240145-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
358 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 18 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. NEAR THE COAST...E WIND 45 KT BECOMING
SE 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

$$

PKZ120-240145-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
358 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
15 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

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PKZ121-240145-
RESURRECTION BAY-
358 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-240145-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
358 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 40 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
10 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9
FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ126-240145-
PORT VALDEZ-
358 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-240145-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
358 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ128-240145-
VALDEZ ARM-
358 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE WIND 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-240145-
PASSAGE CANAL-
358 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TUE...E WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-240145-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
358 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING NE 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-240145-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
358 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6
FT BUILDING TO 15 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
16 FT SUBSIDING TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ132-240145-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
358 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 35 KT BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF
DANGEROUS CAPE...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 22 FT EXCEPT 13 FT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ136-240145-
CHINIAK BAY-
358 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-240145-
MARMOT BAY-
358 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-240145-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
358 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ139-240145-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
358 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY AND PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 12 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 5
FT IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-240145-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
358 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT.

$$

PKZ141-240145-
KACHEMAK BAY-
358 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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