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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
953 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

UPDATE TO ZONE 119

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.

PKZ197-121915-
953 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 988 MB LOW NEAR SITKINAK DRIFTS TO 100 NM SOUTHWEST OF SITKINAK
AT 990 MB EARLY FRI...THEN DISSIPATES. A 987 MB LOW 480 NM SOUTHEAST
OF KODIAK CITY MOVES TO 140 NM NORTHEAST OF KODIAK CITY AT 988 MB
FRI AFTERNOON AND DISSIPATES. A 984 MB LOW DEVELOPS 340 NM SOUTH
OF SITKINAK LATE FRI NIGHT AND MOVES TO 150 NM EAST OF SITKINAK AT
987 MB SAT AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-121915-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
953 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING 18 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
15 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ120-121915-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
953 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING NE 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
12 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ121-121915-
RESURRECTION BAY-
953 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
RAIN.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND
SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-121915-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
953 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT NEAR HINCHINBROOK
ENTRANCE. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-121915-
PORT VALDEZ-
953 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-121915-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
953 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-121915-
VALDEZ ARM-
953 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-121915-
PASSAGE CANAL-
953 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-121915-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
953 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ131-121915-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
953 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ132-121915-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
953 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
9 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ136-121915-
CHINIAK BAY-
953 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING N LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING TO
3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-121915-
MARMOT BAY-
953 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-121915-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
953 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-121915-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
953 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE EARLY EVENING.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ140-121915-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
953 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-121915-
KACHEMAK BAY-
953 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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