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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
350 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 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.

PKZ197-310100-
350 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A FRONT ENTERS THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF ALASKA AND MOVES TO THE
NORTH GULF COAST BY FRI MORNING. A 975 MB LOW 60 NM SOUTHEAST OF
CHIGNIK FRI AFTERNOON MOVES TO 80 NM SOUTHEAST OF KODIAK CITY AT
982 MB BY SAT MORNING. A TROUGH EXTENDS ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST
AND SOUTHEAST ALASKA THROUGH SAT MORNING.

$$

PKZ119-310100-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
350 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT
BUILDING TO 15 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 50 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR THE
COAST...E WIND 55 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT EXCEPT E 35 KT NEAR THE COAST. SEAS 14 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ120-310100-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
350 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7
FT BUILDING TO 16 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 45 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
17 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ121-310100-
RESURRECTION BAY-
350 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ125-310100-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
350 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-310100-
PORT VALDEZ-
350 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-310100-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
350 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE WIND 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-310100-
VALDEZ ARM-
350 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE WIND 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-310100-
PASSAGE CANAL-
350 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ130-310100-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
350 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING NE
45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 50 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ131-310100-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
350 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING E
50 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT BUILDING TO 18 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 50 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
20 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ132-310100-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
350 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT BY LATE MORNING. SEAS 8 FT
BUILDING TO 16 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ136-310100-
CHINIAK BAY-
350 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT BY LATE MORNING. SEAS 4 FT
BUILDING TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ137-310100-
MARMOT BAY-
350 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT BUILDING TO 14 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN WITH SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7
FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ138-310100-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
350 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...STORM WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT BY LATE MORNING. SEAS 7
FT BUILDING TO 15 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
16 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ139-310100-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
350 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 50 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 13 FT. SNOW AND
RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ140-310100-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
350 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT.

$$

PKZ141-310100-
KACHEMAK BAY-
350 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$



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