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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK51 PAFC

FZAK51 PAFC 281236
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
336 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 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.

PKZ197-010145-
336 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 992 MB LOW 90 NM SOUTHWEST OF YAKUTAT STAYS NEARLY STATIONARY
THROUGH WED MORNING THEN SHIFTS TO 55N 145W AT 995 MB BY THU
MORNING. A 988 NORTH PACIFIC LOW MOVES TO 35 NM WEST OF PORT
ALEXANDER BY THU MORNING.



PKZ119-010145-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
336 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY


TODAY
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

WED
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

WED NIGHT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

THU THROUGH FRI
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SAT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ120-010145-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
336 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY


TODAY
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

TONIGHT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

WED
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

WED NIGHT
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

THU THROUGH FRI
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SAT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



PKZ121-010145-
RESURRECTION BAY-
336 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

GALE WARNING TODAY

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT


TODAY
N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

TONIGHT
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

WED
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

WED NIGHT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

THU THROUGH FRI
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SAT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ125-010145-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
336 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

TONIGHT
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

WED
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

WED NIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

THU THROUGH SAT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ126-010145-
PORT VALDEZ-
336 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING WEDNESDAY

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY


TODAY
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

WED
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

WED NIGHT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

THU THROUGH FRI
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SAT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ127-010145-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
336 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING WEDNESDAY


TODAY
NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

WED
NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

WED NIGHT
NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

THU THROUGH FRI
NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ128-010145-
VALDEZ ARM-
336 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY


TODAY
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

WED
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

WED NIGHT
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

THU THROUGH FRI
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SAT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ129-010145-
PASSAGE CANAL-
336 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

TONIGHT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

WED
W WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT.

WED NIGHT
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU THROUGH FRI
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ130-010145-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
336 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY


TODAY
NW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

WED
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

WED NIGHT
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

THU THROUGH FRI
NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

SAT
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.



PKZ131-010145-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
336 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY


TODAY
NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

WED
N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

WED NIGHT
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

THU THROUGH FRI
NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

SAT
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.



PKZ132-010145-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
336 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY


TODAY
NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

WED
N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

WED NIGHT
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

THU THROUGH FRI
NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

SAT
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.



PKZ136-010145-
CHINIAK BAY-
336 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

GALE WARNING TODAY AND WEDNESDAY

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

WED
N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

WED NIGHT
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

THU THROUGH FRI
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ137-010145-
MARMOT BAY-
336 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

GALE WARNING TODAY AND WEDNESDAY

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT


TODAY
NW WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

WED
N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

WED NIGHT
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

THU THROUGH FRI
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ138-010145-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
336 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

GALE WARNING TODAY

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY


TODAY
NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

WED
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

WED NIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

THU THROUGH FRI
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SAT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



PKZ139-010145-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
336 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

GALE WARNING TONIGHT

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY


TODAY
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.

TONIGHT
N WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.

WED
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.

WED NIGHT
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.

THU THROUGH SAT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.



PKZ140-010145-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
336 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

BRISK WIND ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
N WIND 30 KT.

WED
NE WIND 20 KT.

WED NIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT.

THU
N WIND 25 KT.

FRI
N WIND 20 KT.

SAT
N WIND 15 KT.



PKZ141-010145-
KACHEMAK BAY-
336 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY


TODAY
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

TONIGHT
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

WED
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

WED NIGHT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

THU THROUGH FRI
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.