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FZAK51 PAFC 161233
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
333 AM AKST MON JAN 16 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.

PKZ197-170145-
333 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 965 MB LOW 50 NM SOUTHWEST OF MIDDLETON ISLAND MOVES INTO
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND TODAY AND BECOMES A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE BY
TONIGHT. THE TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE PERSISTS OVER THE NORTHERN
GULF THROUGH LATE TUE NIGHT. STRONG GAP WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH
THE BARRENS THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

$$

PKZ119-170145-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
333 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
14 FT BUILDING TO 21 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
20 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT. SEAS
14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ120-170145-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
333 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING W 45 KT BY LATE MORNING. SEAS 12
FT BUILDING TO 18 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
19 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ121-170145-
RESURRECTION BAY-
333 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ125-170145-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
333 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-170145-
PORT VALDEZ-
333 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ127-170145-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
333 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-170145-
VALDEZ ARM-
333 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW AND
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ129-170145-
PASSAGE CANAL-
333 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR
WHITTIER...GUSTS TO 45 KT IN THE MORNING AND TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 3 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ130-170145-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
333 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 50 KT. SEAS 17 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 50 KT DIMINISHING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
16 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
11 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ131-170145-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
333 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 45 KT. SEAS 19 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
19 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ132-170145-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
333 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ136-170145-
CHINIAK BAY-
333 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4
FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-170145-
MARMOT BAY-
333 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-170145-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
333 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-170145-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
333 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ140-170145-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
333 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT.
.WED THROUGH THU...N WIND 10 KT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT.

$$

PKZ141-170145-
KACHEMAK BAY-
333 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO NW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$



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