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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK51 PAFC

FZAK51 PAFC 261136
CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
336 AM AKDT Wed Jul 26 2017

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.

PKZ197-270045-
336 AM AKDT Wed Jul 26 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A trough of low pressure across the western Gulf develops into a
1009 mb low near Dangerous Cape this afternoon...then moves into
the North Pacific by Thu afternoon. High pressure over the central
Gulf builds along the north Gulf coast through Fri morning.



PKZ119-270045-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
336 AM AKDT Wed Jul 26 2017

TODAY
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

TONIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
E wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.



PKZ120-270045-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
336 AM AKDT Wed Jul 26 2017

TODAY
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.

TONIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.

THU
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ121-270045-
Resurrection Bay-
336 AM AKDT Wed Jul 26 2017

TODAY
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.

TONIGHT
S wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.

THU
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ125-270045-
Prince William Sound-
336 AM AKDT Wed Jul 26 2017

TODAY
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TONIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ126-270045-
Port Valdez-
336 AM AKDT Wed Jul 26 2017

TODAY
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.

TONIGHT
W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ127-270045-
Valdez Narrows-
336 AM AKDT Wed Jul 26 2017

TODAY
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TONIGHT
SW wind 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Seas 2 ft.

THU
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
Variable wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ128-270045-
Valdez Arm-
336 AM AKDT Wed Jul 26 2017

TODAY
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TONIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ129-270045-
Passage Canal-
336 AM AKDT Wed Jul 26 2017

TODAY
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.

TONIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ130-270045-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
336 AM AKDT Wed Jul 26 2017

TODAY
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.

TONIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ131-270045-
Barren Islands East-
336 AM AKDT Wed Jul 26 2017

TODAY
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.

TONIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.

THU
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ132-270045-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
336 AM AKDT Wed Jul 26 2017

TODAY
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

TONIGHT
W wind 15 kt becoming N after midnight. Seas 4 ft.

THU
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
N wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ136-270045-
Chiniak Bay-
336 AM AKDT Wed Jul 26 2017

TODAY
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.

TONIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.

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 3 ft.

FRI THROUGH SUN
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ137-270045-
Marmot Bay-
336 AM AKDT Wed Jul 26 2017

TODAY
W wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.

TONIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.

THU
N wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI THROUGH SUN
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ138-270045-
Shelikof Strait-
336 AM AKDT Wed Jul 26 2017

TODAY
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TONIGHT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ139-270045-
Cook Inlet Kalgin island to Point Bede-
336 AM AKDT Wed Jul 26 2017

TODAY
S wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Rain.

TONIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.

THU
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ140-270045-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
336 AM AKDT Wed Jul 26 2017

TODAY
S wind 15 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.

TONIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.

THU
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ141-270045-
Kachemak Bay-
336 AM AKDT Wed Jul 26 2017

TODAY
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.

TONIGHT
W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.

THU
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.