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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
1137 AM AKDT Sat Sep 23 2017

Updated zone 129

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.

PKZ197-240315-
1137 AM AKDT Sat Sep 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 993 mb low 50 nm west of Chirikof Island moves to 50 nm east of
the Barren Islands at 990 mb late Sat night...then moves into the
Kenai Peninsula Sun. An associated front over the central Gulf
moves to the northern Gulf by Sat evening...then dissipates as
it moves inland.

$$

PKZ119-240315-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
1137 AM AKDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind increasing to 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 35 kt diminishing to SE 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...E wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ120-240315-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
1137 AM AKDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt in the afternoon.  Seas
10 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt becoming Variable 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 8 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.MON...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ121-240315-
Resurrection Bay-
1137 AM AKDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.  Rain
showers.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.MON...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ125-240315-
Prince William Sound-
1137 AM AKDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft building to 6 ft  after
midnight. Rain showers.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-240315-
Port Valdez-
1137 AM AKDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.  Patchy fog.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-240315-
Valdez Narrows-
1137 AM AKDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt becoming N 10 kt in the afternoon.  Seas
3 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON THROUGH WED...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ128-240315-
Valdez Arm-
1137 AM AKDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH WED...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-240315-
Passage Canal-
1137 AM AKDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt. Gusts to 30 kt near whittier. Seas 3 ft.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.SUN...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon.  Seas
2 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-240315-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
1137 AM AKDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.SUN...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ131-240315-
Barren Islands East-
1137 AM AKDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ132-240315-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
1137 AM AKDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ136-240315-
Chiniak Bay-
1137 AM AKDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming W 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.SUN...W wind 20 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon.  Seas
3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ137-240315-
Marmot Bay-
1137 AM AKDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt becoming W 20 kt after midnight.  Seas
4 ft. Rain.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon.  Seas
5 ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ138-240315-
Shelikof Strait-
1137 AM AKDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt becoming Variable 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W wind increasing to 25 kt. At the N end of the
strait...NE wind 15 kt becoming W 20 kt toward morning. Seas
5 ft.  Rain.
.SUN...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ139-240315-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
1137 AM AKDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE wind increasing to 30 kt. Seas 3 ft building to 9 ft
in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ140-240315-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
1137 AM AKDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft building to 8 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt becoming E 10 kt in the afternoon.  Seas
3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ141-240315-
Kachemak Bay-
1137 AM AKDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt becoming Variable 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable  less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.SUN...SW wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt in the afternoon.  Seas
2 ft building to 5 ft in the afternoon. Rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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