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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAFC 231541 AAA
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
741 AM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

UPDATE TO ZONES 129 130 131 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.

PKZ197-240315-
741 AM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE NORTH GULF THU
MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH LATE FRI NIGHT.



PKZ119-240315-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
741 AM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT...EXCEPT E 20 KT NEAR THE COAST. SEAS
4 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT THROUGH SUN
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ120-240315-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
741 AM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

TODAY
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

TONIGHT AND FRI
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



PKZ121-240315-
RESURRECTION BAY-
741 AM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

TODAY
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT AND FRI
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN THROUGH MON
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ125-240315-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
741 AM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

TODAY
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT...EXCEPT N GUSTS TO 20 KT DURING THE
EARLY MORNING OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS 2 FT.

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.

FRI
NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ126-240315-
PORT VALDEZ-
741 AM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

TODAY
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

FRI
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT THROUGH SUN
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ127-240315-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
741 AM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT BY EARLY AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT THROUGH MON
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ128-240315-
VALDEZ ARM-
741 AM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

TODAY
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI
NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT THROUGH SUN
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ129-240315-
PASSAGE CANAL-
741 AM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

TODAY
W WIND 15 KT. NEAR WHITTIER...GUSTS TO 35 KT THIS
MORNING DIMINISHING TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

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

FRI NIGHT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ130-240315-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
741 AM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

TONIGHT
W WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
8 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT.

FRI
NW WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SAT
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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



PKZ131-240315-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
741 AM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 FT.

FRI
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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

MON
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.



PKZ132-240315-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
741 AM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY


TODAY
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

TONIGHT
W WIND 25 KT...EXCEPT 15 KT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE. SEAS
6 FT.

FRI
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SAT
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN THROUGH MON
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



PKZ136-240315-
CHINIAK BAY-
741 AM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

TODAY
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

FRI
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ137-240315-
MARMOT BAY-
741 AM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

TODAY
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TONIGHT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ138-240315-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
741 AM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
NW WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF WESTERN BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

FRI
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT THROUGH MON
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ139-240315-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
741 AM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

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

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

FRI
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ140-240315-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
741 AM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

TODAY
N WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

FRI
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT AND SAT
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN THROUGH MON
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ141-240315-
KACHEMAK BAY-
741 AM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

TODAY
N WIND 10 KT...EXCEPT NW 20 KT NEAR THE OUTER BAY. SEAS
2 FT...EXCEPT 4 FT NEAR THE OUTER BAY.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING W 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.

FRI
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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