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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAFC 180014
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
313 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

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.

PKZ197-181215-
313 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 967 MB LOW 500 NM SOUTH OF KODIAK CITY WILL MOVE TO 120 NM
SOUTHEAST OF KODIAK CITY LATE THU NIGHT AT 970 MB BEFORE MERGING
WITH ANOTHER 967 MB LOW 230 NM SOUTH OF KODIAK CITY FRI
AFTERNOON.



PKZ119-181215-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE
313 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
E WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT...EXCEPT 25 KT NEAR THE
COAST. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.

THU
E WIND 35 KT EXCEPT 25 KT NEAR THE COAST. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT. RAIN.

FRI
E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

SAT
E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

SUN
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

MON
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. 



PKZ120-181215-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT
313 PM AST WED DEC 17 2014

GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8
FT BUILDING TO 13 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.

THU
NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.

THU NIGHT
NE WIND 40 KT BECOMING E 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
19 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.

FRI
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

SAT
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

SUN
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

MON
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. 



PKZ121-181215-
RESURRECTION BAY
313 PM AST WED DEC 17 2014

TONIGHT
N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS.

THU
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES
HEAD.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
RAIN AND SNOW.

FRI
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT THROUGH MON
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 



PKZ125-181215-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND
313 PM AST WED DEC 17 2014

TONIGHT
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

THU AND THU NIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI NIGHT AND SAT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 



PKZ126-181215-
PORT VALDEZ
313 PM AST WED DEC 17 2014

TONIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.

THU AND THU NIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 



PKZ127-181215-
VALDEZ NARROWS
313 PM AST WED DEC 17 2014

GALE WARNING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.

THU
N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 35 KT BECOMING NE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT.

FRI THROUGH SAT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN AND MON
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ128-181215-
VALDEZ ARM
313 PM AST WED DEC 17 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.

THU
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.

FRI
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 



PKZ129-181215-
PASSAGE CANAL
313 PM AST WED DEC 17 2014

TONIGHT
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.

THU
E WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.

FRI
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT AND SUN
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 



PKZ130-181215-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY
313 PM AST WED DEC 17 2014

GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
10 FT BUILDING TO 16 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.

THU
NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
NE WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS
15 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.

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

SAT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 



PKZ131-181215-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST
313 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
8 FT BUILDING TO 13 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.

THU
NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.

THU NIGHT
NE WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS
19 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.

FRI
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

SAT
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

SUN
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

MON
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. 



PKZ132-181215-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK
313 PM AST WED DEC 17 2014

GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
E WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW.

THU
NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.

THU NIGHT
NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.

FRI
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

SAT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

SUN
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

MON
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. 



PKZ136-181215-
CHINIAK BAY
313 PM AST WED DEC 17 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 FT.
RAIN.

THU AND THU NIGHT
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.

FRI
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SAT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 



PKZ137-181215-
MARMOT BAY
313 PM AST WED DEC 17 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 FT.
RAIN.

THU AND THU NIGHT
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.

FRI
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SAT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 



PKZ138-181215-
SHELIKOF STRAIT
313 PM AST WED DEC 17 2014

GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.

THU
NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.

THU NIGHT
NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.

FRI
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SAT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 



PKZ139-181215-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE
313 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
8 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THU
NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS
12 FT. RAIN.

FRI
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

SAT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SUN
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 



PKZ140-181215-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND
313 PM AST WED DEC 17 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THU
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

FRI
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 



PKZ141-181215-
KACHEMAK BAY
313 PM AST WED DEC 17 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY


TONIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.

THU
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.