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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAFC 221613 AAA
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
813 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

UPDATE TO ZONES 129 AND 138

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.

PKZ197-230315-
813 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 973 MB LOW 200 NM SOUTH OF CAPE SUCKLING MOVES TO 280 NM SOUTH
OF MIDDLETON ISLAND AT 981 MB WED AFTERNOON BEFORE MOVING INTO
THE NORTH PACIFIC AND WEAKENING WED NIGHT. A TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE NORTH GULF THU MORNING AND
PERSIST THROUGH THU NIGHT.



PKZ119-230315-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
813 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT BY MIDDAY. GUSTS TO
30 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER DELTA. SEAS 13 FT.

TONIGHT
E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 FT.

THU
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

THU NIGHT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.



PKZ120-230315-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
813 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY


TODAY
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

THU
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

THU NIGHT AND FRI
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SAT
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.



PKZ121-230315-
RESURRECTION BAY-
813 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.

THU
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.

THU NIGHT AND FRI
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ125-230315-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
813 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

TODAY
N WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

FRI
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ126-230315-
PORT VALDEZ-
813 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

TODAY
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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

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

FRI THROUGH SAT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ127-230315-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
813 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY


TODAY
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT AND THU
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ128-230315-
VALDEZ ARM-
813 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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

THU NIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ129-230315-
PASSAGE CANAL-
813 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

TODAY
W WIND 15 KT. NEAR WHITTIER...GUSTS TO 40 KT DIMINISHING
TO 30 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

TONIGHT
W WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
W WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 3 FT.

THU NIGHT AND FRI
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT
W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ130-230315-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
813 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY


TODAY
NW WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

THU
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

THU NIGHT
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

FRI
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SAT THROUGH SUN
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ131-230315-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
813 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY


TODAY
NW WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

THU
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

FRI
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SAT
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



PKZ132-230315-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
813 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY


TODAY
N WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

THU
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

FRI
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SAT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



PKZ136-230315-
CHINIAK BAY-
813 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

THU
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

THU NIGHT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

FRI
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ137-230315-
MARMOT BAY-
813 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

THU
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

THU NIGHT
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ138-230315-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
813 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT.  SEAS 5 FT.

THU
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

THU NIGHT
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ139-230315-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
813 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

TODAY
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TONIGHT AND THU
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

FRI THROUGH SUN
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ140-230315-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
813 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

TODAY
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

THU NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

FRI THROUGH SAT
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ141-230315-
KACHEMAK BAY-
813 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

TODAY
N WIND 10 KT...EXCEPT 20 KT NEAR THE OUTER BAY. SEAS
2 FT...EXCEPT 5 FT NEAR THE OUTER BAY.

TONIGHT
N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.

THU
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI THROUGH SAT
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.