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FZAK51 PAFC 211139
CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
339 AM AKDT Thu Sep 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.

PKZ197-220030-
339 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A front moves across the Gulf and North Gulf Coast through Sat
morning. A 996 mb low 125 nm Southeast of Chignik moves a new front
into the Western Gulf for Sat morning.

$$

PKZ119-220030-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
339 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt becoming E 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas building to 6 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt becoming SW 15 kt during the evening.
Near the coast, E wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ120-220030-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
339 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt increasing to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas building to 6 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.MON...S wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ121-220030-
Resurrection Bay-
339 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 15 kt
in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ125-220030-
Prince William Sound-
339 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

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

.TODAY...NE wind increasing to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft
in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 25 kt becoming S 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-220030-
Port Valdez-
339 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. 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...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-220030-
Valdez Narrows-
339 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...NE wind increasing to 20 kt. Seas building to 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt shifting to S in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ128-220030-
Valdez Arm-
339 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...NE wind increasing to 15 kt. Seas building to 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT ...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt shifting to S in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-220030-
Passage Canal-
339 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...E wind increasing to 15 kt. Gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-220030-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
339 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...S wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ131-220030-
Barren Islands East-
339 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 30 kt becoming SW 20 kt in the afternoon.
Near the Barren Islands...E wind increasing to 35 kt.
Seas 7 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt except E 30 kt near the Barren Islands.
Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ132-220030-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
339 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ136-220030-
Chiniak Bay-
339 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ137-220030-
Marmot Bay-
339 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ138-220030-
Shelikof Strait-
339 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

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

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 15 kt becoming S 25 kt by midnight.
Seas 4 ft building to 8 ft after midnight. Rain showers.
.FRI...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ139-220030-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
339 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 ft building to 7 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt shifting to S 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ140-220030-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
339 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...NE wind increasing to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft
in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt becoming Variable 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ141-220030-
Kachemak Bay-
339 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
Rain showers.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$


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