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FZAK51 PAFC 230030
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 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.

PKZ197-231330-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 1019 MB LOW 80 NM SOUTHEAST OF MIDDLETON ISLAND WILL MOVE TO
THE EASTERN GULF TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE SOUTHERN
GULF THROUGH LATE THU NIGHT.

$$

PKZ119-231330-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING NW 10 KT. SEAS 8
FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ120-231330-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT BY MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ121-231330-
RESURRECTION BAY-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ125-231330-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ126-231330-
PORT VALDEZ-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ127-231330-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-231330-
VALDEZ ARM-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ129-231330-
PASSAGE CANAL-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT DEVELOPING NEAR WHITTIER
BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ130-231330-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ131-231330-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ132-231330-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ136-231330-
CHINIAK BAY-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-231330-
MARMOT BAY-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-231330-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ139-231330-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT. PATCHY
FREEZING FOG.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ140-231330-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT.

$$

PKZ141-231330-
KACHEMAK BAY-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$


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