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FZAK51 PAFC 211254
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 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.

PKZ197-220145-
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 997 MB LOW 40 NM SOUTHWEST OF SEWARD MOVES OVER MONTAGUE ISLAND
AT 1000 MB BY SUN MORNING DISSIPATING INTO A TROUGH ALONG THE
NORTH GULF COAST AND SOUTHEAST ALASKA THROUGH MON MORNING. A 995
MB NORTH PACIFIC LOW MOVES TO 180 NM SOUTHWEST OF SITKA AND
CONTINUES TO 70 NM WEST OF YAKUTAT AT 993 MB BY MON MORNING.

$$

PKZ119-220145-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ120-220145-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

$$

PKZ121-220145-
RESURRECTION BAY-
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ125-220145-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ126-220145-
PORT VALDEZ-
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ127-220145-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-220145-
VALDEZ ARM-
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ129-220145-
PASSAGE CANAL-
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-220145-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ131-220145-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

$$

PKZ132-220145-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

$$

PKZ136-220145-
CHINIAK BAY-
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-220145-
MARMOT BAY-
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-220145-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ139-220145-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 12 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ140-220145-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT.

$$

PKZ141-220145-
KACHEMAK BAY-
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$


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