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CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
347 AM AKDT Wed Apr 24 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.

PKZ197-250030-
347 AM AKDT Wed Apr 24 2019
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 1005 mb low 50 nm East of Chignik tracks to 85 nm South of Yakutat
Fri morning at 1010 mb. An associated front over the southern Gulf
moves to the north Gulf coast Wed afternoon, then weakens Wed night.

$$

PKZ119-250030-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
347 AM AKDT Wed Apr 24 2019

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt becoming E 35 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 9 ft. Rain with snow.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt becoming SE 15 kt during the evening.
Near the coast, E wind 40 kt diminishing to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 10 ft. Rain and snow.
.THU...E wind 20 kt except E 30 kt near the coast. Seas 9 ft.
Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ120-250030-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
347 AM AKDT Wed Apr 24 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt increasing to NE 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 ft building to 9 ft in the afternoon. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 11 ft. Rain and snow.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ121-250030-
Resurrection Bay-
347 AM AKDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 15 kt
in the afternoon. Seas building to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft. Snow.
.THU...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow showers.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ125-250030-
Prince William Sound-
347 AM AKDT Wed Apr 24 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain and snow.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-250030-
Port Valdez-
347 AM AKDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-250030-
Valdez Narrows-
347 AM AKDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt becoming N 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ128-250030-
Valdez Arm-
347 AM AKDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt becoming N 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-250030-
Passage Canal-
347 AM AKDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow showers.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft. Snow.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft. Snow and rain.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH SAT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.

$$

PKZ130-250030-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
347 AM AKDT Wed Apr 24 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft building to 7 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...W wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ131-250030-
Barren Islands East-
347 AM AKDT Wed Apr 24 2019

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt increasing to NE 35 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 6 ft building to 11 ft in the afternoon. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 9 ft.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ132-250030-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
347 AM AKDT Wed Apr 24 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N of Dangerous Cape, E wind 30 kt becoming S 20 kt
in the afternoon. S of Dangerous Cape, SW wind 25 kt.
Seas 10 ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming NW 25 kt after midnight.
N of Dangerous Cape, Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ136-250030-
Chiniak Bay-
347 AM AKDT Wed Apr 24 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 7 ft subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon. Snow.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ137-250030-
Marmot Bay-
347 AM AKDT Wed Apr 24 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ138-250030-
Shelikof Strait-
347 AM AKDT Wed Apr 24 2019

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 11 ft subsiding to 7 ft after midnight.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ139-250030-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
347 AM AKDT Wed Apr 24 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt becoming N 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft building to 6 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ140-250030-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
347 AM AKDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ141-250030-
Kachemak Bay-
347 AM AKDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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