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FZAK51 PAFC 012347
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
247 PM AKST SUN MAR 1 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.

PKZ197-021315-
247 PM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A WEATHER FRONT OVER THE SOUTHWEST GULF WILL MOVE TO THE NORTHERN
GULF BY MON AFTERNOON THEN WEAKEN THROUGH TUE AFTERNOON.

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PKZ119-021315-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
247 PM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ120-021315-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
247 PM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ121-021315-
RESURRECTION BAY-
247 PM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES
HEAD.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF
CAINES HEAD. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ125-021315-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
247 PM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ126-021315-
PORT VALDEZ-
247 PM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-021315-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
247 PM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-021315-
VALDEZ ARM-
247 PM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ129-021315-
PASSAGE CANAL-
247 PM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-021315-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
247 PM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015

...GALE WARNING MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
13 FT BUILDING TO 18 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 19 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-021315-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
247 PM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015

...GALE WARNING MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. NEAR THE BARREN ISLANDS...E WIND 40 KT
BECOMING S 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ132-021315-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
247 PM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ136-021315-
CHINIAK BAY-
247 PM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-021315-
MARMOT BAY-
247 PM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ138-021315-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
247 PM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015

...GALE WARNING MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
12 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ139-021315-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
247 PM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015

...GALE WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 13 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ140-021315-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
247 PM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. SNOW AND
RAIN.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE
WATERS 1 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2
FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS
1 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-021315-
KACHEMAK BAY-
247 PM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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