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FZAK51 PAFC 221159
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 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.

PKZ197-230045-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A WEAK FRONT WILL ENTER THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF FRI MORNING BEFORE
DISSIPATING BY SAT EVENING. ELSEWHERE...HIGH PRESSURE WILL
PERSIST OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE GULF THROUGH SUN.

$$

PKZ119-230045-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ120-230045-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ121-230045-
RESURRECTION BAY-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-230045-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2
FT.

$$

PKZ126-230045-
PORT VALDEZ-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT SUBSIDING.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-230045-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-230045-
VALDEZ ARM-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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

$$

PKZ129-230045-
PASSAGE CANAL-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE BY LATE MORNING. SEAS 2
FT.
.TONIGHT AND SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2
FT.

$$

PKZ130-230045-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ131-230045-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ132-230045-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT...EXCEPT 15 KT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE. SEAS 6
FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7
FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ136-230045-
CHINIAK BAY-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-230045-
MARMOT BAY-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ138-230045-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4
FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ139-230045-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2
FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ140-230045-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-230045-
KACHEMAK BAY-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT
SUBSIDING.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$


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