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CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
347 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 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.

PKZ197-291315-
347 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 995 MB LOW 150 NM EAST OF KODIAK CITY WILL MOVE TO WESTERN
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND TONIGHT THEN MOVE INLAND WED MORNING. A
FRONT WILL ENTER THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF ALASKA WED NIGHT AND MOVE
TO THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN GULF OF ALASKA BY THU AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-291315-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
347 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 50 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ120-291315-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
347 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ121-291315-
RESURRECTION BAY-
347 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-291315-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
347 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-291315-
PORT VALDEZ-
347 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-291315-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
347 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-291315-
VALDEZ ARM-
347 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE WIND 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-291315-
PASSAGE CANAL-
347 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. SNOW.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-291315-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
347 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT TOWARDS MORNING. SEAS 5
FT BUILDING TO 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10
FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 50 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ131-291315-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
347 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6
FT.
.THU...E WIND 50 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ132-291315-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
347 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
7 FT. SNOW.
.THU...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ136-291315-
CHINIAK BAY-
347 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.THU...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-291315-
MARMOT BAY-
347 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-291315-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
347 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ139-291315-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
347 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 12 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ140-291315-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
347 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 35 KT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.

$$

PKZ141-291315-
KACHEMAK BAY-
347 PM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4
FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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