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CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
249 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 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.

PKZ197-281230-
249 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A FRONT OVER THE SOUTHERN GULF WILL MOVE TO THE NORTHERN TO
WESTERN GULF WED AFTERNOON THEN SLOWLY DIMINISH THROUGH THURSDAY.

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PKZ119-281230-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
249 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO E 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT EXCEPT NE 25 KT NEAR THE COAST. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

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PKZ120-281230-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
249 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING NE 30 KT.
SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

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PKZ121-281230-
RESURRECTION BAY-
249 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ125-281230-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
249 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS
AND PASSES. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF NORTHERN
BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ126-281230-
PORT VALDEZ-
249 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ127-281230-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
249 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ128-281230-
VALDEZ ARM-
249 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY
IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ129-281230-
PASSAGE CANAL-
249 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT OR LESS. GUSTS TO 25 KT NEAR WHITTIER.
SEAS 2 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT NEAR WHITTIER.
SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ130-281230-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
249 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ131-281230-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
249 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

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PKZ132-281230-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
249 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 14 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

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PKZ136-281230-
CHINIAK BAY-
249 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ137-281230-
MARMOT BAY-
249 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ138-281230-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
249 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. SNOW.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ139-281230-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
249 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ140-281230-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
249 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-281230-
KACHEMAK BAY-
249 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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