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FZAK51 PAFC 051218
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
318 AM AKST THU MAR 5 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.

PKZ197-060130-
318 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 1006 MB LOW 140 NM EAST OF KODIAK WILL MOVE TO 130 NM NORTHEAST
OF KODIAK AT 1019 MB FRI MORNING AND DISSIPATE. A WEATHER FRONT
WILL CROSS THE ALASKA PENINSULA FRI AFTERNOON AND THE WESTERN GULF
OF ALASKA SAT MORNING.

$$

PKZ119-060130-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
318 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ120-060130-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
318 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ121-060130-
RESURRECTION BAY-
318 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT AND FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ125-060130-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
318 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-060130-
PORT VALDEZ-
318 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ127-060130-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
318 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-060130-
VALDEZ ARM-
318 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ129-060130-
PASSAGE CANAL-
318 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING W WIND 20 KT. SEAS
3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ130-060130-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
318 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND TO 15 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING S 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ131-060130-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
318 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ132-060130-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
318 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ136-060130-
CHINIAK BAY-
318 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-060130-
MARMOT BAY-
318 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ138-060130-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
318 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND TO 15 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ139-060130-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
318 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...N WIND TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT LATE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ140-060130-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
318 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS
1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-060130-
KACHEMAK BAY-
318 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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