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CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
317 PM AKDT Mon Oct 23 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.

PKZ197-241200-
317 PM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 1006 mb low near Anchorage will move inland and weaken by Tue
morning. A 1003 mb low 370 nm southeast of Sand Point will move
into the Cook Inlet at 1004 mb by Tue afternoon before moving
inland by Wed morning. A front will move into the western Gulf by
Wed morning.

$$

PKZ119-241200-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
317 PM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.THU...SE wind 45 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ120-241200-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
317 PM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...S wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.THU...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ121-241200-
Resurrection Bay-
317 PM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain and snow.
.TUE...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow and rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain and snow.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU THROUGH SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ125-241200-
Prince William Sound-
317 PM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming SW 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2
ft. Rain and snow.
.TUE...SE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft
building to 6 ft in the afternoon. Snow and rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain and snow.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-241200-
Port Valdez-
317 PM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow and
rain.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-241200-
Valdez Narrows-
317 PM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow and rain.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow and rain.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ128-241200-
Valdez Arm-
317 PM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Snow and rain.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft. Rain and snow.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-241200-
Passage Canal-
317 PM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.TUE...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft. Snow and rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain and snow.
.WED...E wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-241200-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
317 PM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain and snow.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 20 kt becoming SE 35 kt after midnight. Seas
5 ft building to 10 ft after midnight.
.WED...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ131-241200-
Barren Islands East-
317 PM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt becoming S 35 kt after midnight. Seas
11 ft.
.WED...S wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.THU...S wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ132-241200-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
317 PM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming SE 25 kt after midnight. Seas
8 ft. Rain.
.TUE...S wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt becoming S 40 kt after midnight. Seas
10 ft building to 17 ft after midnight. Rain.
.WED...S wind 40 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ136-241200-
Chiniak Bay-
317 PM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt becoming S 15 kt after midnight. Seas
1 ft building to 3 ft after midnight. Rain.
.TUE...S wind 25 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft building to 5 ft after midnight. Rain.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.

$$

PKZ137-241200-
Marmot Bay-
317 PM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 20 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 7 ft subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 15 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft building to 7 ft after midnight. Rain.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ138-241200-
Shelikof Strait-
317 PM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable 10 kt.
Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft. Rain
and snow.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ139-241200-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
317 PM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
4 ft. Snow.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft in the
afternoon. Snow and rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft building to 6 ft after midnight. Rain.
.WED...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ140-241200-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
317 PM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft after
midnight. Snow.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ141-241200-
Kachemak Bay-
317 PM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow and rain.
.TUE...E wind 15 kt becoming variable less than 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain and snow.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming SE 25 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft building to 4 ft after midnight. Rain and snow.
.WED...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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