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FZAK51 PAFC 271246
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
346 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 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.

PKZ197-280215-
346 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A NORTHWARD MOVING FRONT WILL APPROACH THE SOUTHWEST GULF THIS
MORNING...IMPACT THE GULF COAST WED MORNING...THEN DISSIPATE
DURING THE DAY WED.


$$

PKZ119-280215-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
346 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER
DELTA. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

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PKZ120-280215-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
346 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ121-280215-
RESURRECTION BAY-
346 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ125-280215-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
346 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
TO 30 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-280215-
PORT VALDEZ-
346 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

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

$$

PKZ127-280215-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
346 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-280215-
VALDEZ ARM-
346 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ129-280215-
PASSAGE CANAL-
346 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...W WIND 10 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-280215-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
346 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ131-280215-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
346 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ132-280215-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
346 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

$$

PKZ136-280215-
CHINIAK BAY-
346 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ137-280215-
MARMOT BAY-
346 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ138-280215-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
346 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ139-280215-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
346 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ140-280215-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
346 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.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 5 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ141-280215-
KACHEMAK BAY-
346 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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