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FZAK51 PAFC 292350
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 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.

PKZ197-301300-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST WILL
DISSIPATE TONIGHT. A FRONT ENTERS THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF ALASKA THU
MORNING AND MOVES TO THE NORTH GULF COAST BY THU EVENING. THE FRONT
WILL THEN DISSIPATE ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST THU NIGHT.

$$

PKZ119-301300-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...STORM WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE TOWARDS MORNING. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FT
BUILDING TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 50 KT BECOMING SE 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 18
FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ120-301300-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE TOWARDS MORNING. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7
FT BUILDING TO 14 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 45 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
17 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ121-301300-
RESURRECTION BAY-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES
HEAD. SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ125-301300-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT BUILDING TO 7 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ126-301300-
PORT VALDEZ-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-301300-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ128-301300-
VALDEZ ARM-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ129-301300-
PASSAGE CANAL-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT...THEN BECOMING E 10 KT TOWARDS MORNING. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-301300-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...STORM WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 15 KT TOWARDS MORNING. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT BECOMING NE 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 13
FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 50 KT. SEAS 14 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ131-301300-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...STORM WARNING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT TOWARDS MORNING. SEAS 6
FT.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9
FT BUILDING TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 50 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
16 FT. RAIN.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ132-301300-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
7 FT. SNOW.
.THU...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ136-301300-
CHINIAK BAY-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 FT
BUILDING TO 15 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-301300-
MARMOT BAY-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 12
FT BUILDING TO 17 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN WITH SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
7 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-301300-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...STORM WARNING THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 11
FT BUILDING TO 15 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-301300-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...STORM WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 50 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 13 FT. SNOW.
.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...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ140-301300-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...

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

$$

PKZ141-301300-
KACHEMAK BAY-
350 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT...INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON OVER THE
OUTER BAY. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT...EXCEPT 30 KT OVER THE OUTER BAY. SEAS 6
FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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