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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAFC 242350
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
250 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

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.

PKZ197-251245-
250 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 989 MB LOW WILL PERSIST OVER THE PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND REGION
THROUGH SUN...THEN SLOWLY WEAKEN SUN NIGHT. A FRONT WILL APPROACH
THE SOUTHWEST GULF ON MON.



PKZ119-251245-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
250 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
SE WIND 25 KT EARLY BECOMING W 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN
IN THE EVENING.

SUN
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING NE 10 KT. SEAS
9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING TOWARD HINCHINBROOK ENTRANCE.

MON
NE WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING SE 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

MON NIGHT
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

WED
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

THU
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.



PKZ120-251245-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
250 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY


TONIGHT
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN NIGHT
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

MON AND MON NIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

WED
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

THU
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.



PKZ121-251245-
RESURRECTION BAY-
250 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN
N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 6 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.

MON AND MON NIGHT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE THROUGH WED
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

THU
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ125-251245-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
250 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY


TONIGHT
W WIND 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF BAYS AND
PASSES...EXCEPT SE 20 KT THROUGH EARLY EVENING W OF NAKED ISLAND.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE EVENING EAST OF NAKED ISLAND.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT W OF NAKED ISLAND.

SUN
W WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
6 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF
NAKED ISLAND.

SUN NIGHT
NW WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING N 10 KT. SEAS
4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING W OF NAKED ISLAND.

MON
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE THROUGH WED
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ126-251245-
PORT VALDEZ-
250 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING SUNDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.

SUN
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

MON
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE THROUGH THU
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ127-251245-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
250 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING SUNDAY NIGHT

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW IN THE
EVENING.

SUN
NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN NIGHT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

MON
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE THROUGH WED
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ128-251245-
VALDEZ ARM-
250 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING SUNDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN IN THE
EVENING.

SUN
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

MON
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON NIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE THROUGH WED
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

THU
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ129-251245-
PASSAGE CANAL-
250 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
W WIND 40 KT. GUSTS TO 60 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 6 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN
W WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR
WHITTIER...GUSTS TO 55 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT IN THE EVENING
DIMINISHING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.

MON THROUGH TUE
W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ130-251245-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
250 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN
NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN NIGHT
NW WIND 20 KT EARLY BECOMING NE 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.

MON AND MON NIGHT
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

TUE
NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

WED
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

THU
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ131-251245-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
250 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

GALE WARNING TONIGHT

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY


TONIGHT
NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN NIGHT
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

MON
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

MON NIGHT
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE THROUGH WED
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

THU
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.



PKZ132-251245-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
250 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY


TONIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

MON
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

MON NIGHT
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

TUE
E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

WED
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

THU
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.



PKZ136-251245-
CHINIAK BAY-
250 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

TONIGHT
NW WIND 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.

SUN
NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

WED
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

THU
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ137-251245-
MARMOT BAY-
250 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

TONIGHT
NW WIND 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.

SUN
NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

WED
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

THU
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ138-251245-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
250 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TONIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN
NW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 30 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 FT
SUBSIDING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.

SUN NIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY.

MON AND MON NIGHT
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

TUE
NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

WED
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

THU
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ139-251245-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
250 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUN NIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.

MON AND MON NIGHT
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

TUE
NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

WED
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

THU
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ140-251245-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
250 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING SUNDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON AND MON NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE THROUGH THU
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ141-251245-
KACHEMAK BAY-
250 PM AKST SAT JAN 24 2015

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING SUNDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

MON THROUGH TUE
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED THROUGH THU
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.