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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK51 PAFC

FZAK51 PAFC 271200
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

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.

PKZ197-280045-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE NORTHERN GULF
THROUGH SAT AFTERNOON...THEN SPREAD INTO THE CENTRAL GULF SAT
NIGHT.



PKZ119-280045-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

TODAY
NW WIND 10 KT. GUSTS TO 20 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER
DELTA. SEAS 4 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 10 KT. GUSTS TO 20 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER
DELTA. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
N WIND 10 KT. GUSTS TO 20 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER
DELTA. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ120-280045-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

TODAY
N WIND 10 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
5 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 10 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT.

SUN
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

WED
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ121-280045-
RESURRECTION BAY-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
N WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ125-280045-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

TODAY
N WIND 10 KT. GUSTS TO 20 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
2 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 10 KT. GUSTS TO 20 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 2 FT.

SUN
N WIND 10 KT. GUSTS TO 20 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ126-280045-
PORT VALDEZ-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

TODAY
NE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3
FT SUBSIDING.

SUN
NE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ127-280045-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
N WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ128-280045-
VALDEZ ARM-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

TODAY
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ129-280045-
PASSAGE CANAL-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

TODAY
W WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT NEAR WHITTIER BY LATE
MORNING. SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT AND SUN
W WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT NEAR WHITTIER.
SEAS 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON THROUGH TUE
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ130-280045-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

TODAY
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TONIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON THROUGH TUE
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

WED
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ131-280045-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY


TODAY
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

TONIGHT AND SUN
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

MON THROUGH TUE
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

WED
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ132-280045-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

TODAY
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON THROUGH TUE
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

WED
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ136-280045-
CHINIAK BAY-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

TODAY
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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



PKZ137-280045-
MARMOT BAY-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

TODAY
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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



PKZ138-280045-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

TODAY
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON THROUGH TUE
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ139-280045-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

TODAY
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT BY LATE MORNING.
SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY MORNING FOG.

TONIGHT
W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ140-280045-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

TODAY
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT BY LATE MORNING.
SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY MORNING FOG.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE THROUGH WED
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ141-280045-
KACHEMAK BAY-
400 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

TODAY
N WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN
N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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