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FZAK51 PAFC 182355
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
255 PM AKST SAT FEB 18 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.

PKZ197-191300-
255 PM AKST SAT FEB 18 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 1004 MB LOW 60 NM SOUTH OF HOMER MOVES OVER HINCHINBROOK ISLAND
AT 1005 MB BY MON AFTERNOON. A WEAK TROUGH STRETCHES ACROSS THE
SOUTHERN GULF OF ALASKA THROUGH MON AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-191300-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
255 PM AKST SAT FEB 18 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ120-191300-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
255 PM AKST SAT FEB 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY NEAR THE
COAST.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ121-191300-
RESURRECTION BAY-
255 PM AKST SAT FEB 18 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 25 KT NEAR SEWARD AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-191300-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
255 PM AKST SAT FEB 18 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-191300-
PORT VALDEZ-
255 PM AKST SAT FEB 18 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-191300-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
255 PM AKST SAT FEB 18 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-191300-
VALDEZ ARM-
255 PM AKST SAT FEB 18 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-191300-
PASSAGE CANAL-
255 PM AKST SAT FEB 18 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.MON...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-191300-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
255 PM AKST SAT FEB 18 2017

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-191300-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
255 PM AKST SAT FEB 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT NEAR THE BARREN ISLANDS. SEAS
8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ132-191300-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
255 PM AKST SAT FEB 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY NEAR THE
COAST.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ136-191300-
CHINIAK BAY-
255 PM AKST SAT FEB 18 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-191300-
MARMOT BAY-
255 PM AKST SAT FEB 18 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-191300-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
255 PM AKST SAT FEB 18 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING SUNDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-191300-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
255 PM AKST SAT FEB 18 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-191300-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
255 PM AKST SAT FEB 18 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 15 KT.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT.

$$

PKZ141-191300-
KACHEMAK BAY-
255 PM AKST SAT FEB 18 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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