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FZAK51 PAFC 171301
CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
401 AM AKST Sun Feb 17 2019

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.

PKZ197-180130-
401 AM AKST Sun Feb 17 2019
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A front over the Gulf will persist through Sun night. A second front
will move into the southwestern Gulf Mon morning then move over the
northeastern Gulf Mon afternoon. The front will persist through Tue
morning.

$$

PKZ119-180130-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
401 AM AKST Sun Feb 17 2019

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...S wind 30 kt except SE 45 kt near the coast. Seas 10 ft.
Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.MON...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ120-180130-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
401 AM AKST Sun Feb 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...S wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TUE...W wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ121-180130-
Resurrection Bay-
401 AM AKST Sun Feb 17 2019

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft. Rain
and snow.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Snow.
.MON...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...Variable wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ125-180130-
Prince William Sound-
401 AM AKST Sun Feb 17 2019

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt by noon. Seas 5 ft building
to 9 ft in the afternoon. Rain and snow.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.
.MON...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Widespread rain and snow showers.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ126-180130-
Port Valdez-
401 AM AKST Sun Feb 17 2019

.TODAY...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.MON...Variable wind 15 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft. Widespread snow showers.
.MON NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ127-180130-
Valdez Narrows-
401 AM AKST Sun Feb 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.MON...Variable wind 15 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft. Widespread snow showers.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE THROUGH THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ128-180130-
Valdez Arm-
401 AM AKST Sun Feb 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt becoming E 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6
ft. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 30 kt becoming SW wind 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 6 ft subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. Snow and rain.
.MON...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Widespread snow and rain showers.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE THROUGH THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ129-180130-
Passage Canal-
401 AM AKST Sun Feb 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread snow and rain showers.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...W wind 40 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ130-180130-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
401 AM AKST Sun Feb 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Widespread rain showers and
snow.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt becoming S 30 kt after midnight. Seas 7
ft.
.MON...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.TUE...W wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ131-180130-
Barren Islands East-
401 AM AKST Sun Feb 17 2019

...GALE WARNING MONDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 30 kt. Gusts to 40 kt during the morning. Seas 12
ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.MON...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.TUE...W wind 40 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$

PKZ132-180130-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
401 AM AKST Sun Feb 17 2019

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt after midnight. Seas
15 ft.
.MON...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.TUE...W wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ136-180130-
Chiniak Bay-
401 AM AKST Sun Feb 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming S 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2
ft building to 4 ft after midnight.
.MON...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ137-180130-
Marmot Bay-
401 AM AKST Sun Feb 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE...W wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ138-180130-
Shelikof Strait-
401 AM AKST Sun Feb 17 2019

...GALE WARNING MONDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt becoming SW 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6
ft building to 9 ft in the afternoon. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.TUE...W wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ139-180130-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
401 AM AKST Sun Feb 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...S wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...W wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ140-180130-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
401 AM AKST Sun Feb 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 4 ft. Freezing
spray. Snow.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 4 ft.
.MON...SE wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft. Snow.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 4 ft.
.WED...N wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.
.THU...W wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.

$$

PKZ141-180130-
Kachemak Bay-
401 AM AKST Sun Feb 17 2019

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt becoming SW 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft
building to 6 ft in the afternoon. Rain and snow.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain and snow.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TUE...W wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$


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