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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAFC 211147
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
347 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

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.

PKZ197-220045-
347 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 990 MB NORTHEAST PACIFIC LOW STRENGTHENS TO 978 MB AS IT MOVES
TO 110 NM SOUTH OF CAPE FAIRWEATHER THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE MOVING
INLAND EAST OF YAKUTAT. A RESIDUAL 986 MB LOW DEVELOPS 110 NM
NORTHEAST OF MIDDLETON ISLAND SUN AFTERNOON...THEN WEAKENS TO
1003 MB AS IT MOVES TO 90 NM SOUTHWEST OF MIDDLETON ISLAND MON
AFTERNOON. THE LOW WEAKENS IN PLACE THROUGH LATE MON NIGHT.



PKZ119-220045-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
347 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
N WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

MON
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.

MON NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE THROUGH WED
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

THU
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ120-220045-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
347 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

TODAY
N WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

MON
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON NIGHT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

THU
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ121-220045-
RESURRECTION BAY-
347 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TODAY
N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON
N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE THROUGH THU
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ125-220045-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
347 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

TODAY
NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF WESTERN BAYS AND PASSES IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF WESTERN
BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING. RAIN.

MON NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

THU
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ126-220045-
PORT VALDEZ-
347 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TODAY
NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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

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

TUE THROUGH WED
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ127-220045-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
347 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


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

TONIGHT
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ128-220045-
VALDEZ ARM-
347 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TODAY
N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON
NE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE THROUGH THU
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ129-220045-
PASSAGE CANAL-
347 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TODAY
W WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 40 KT NEAR WHITTIER IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING
TO 3 FT.

TONIGHT
W WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT NEAR WHITTIER.
SEAS 4 FT.

MON
W WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 30 KT NEAR WHITTIER IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING.

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

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

THU
W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ130-220045-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
347 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND MONDAY


TODAY
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

MON
NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

THU
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ131-220045-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
347 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND MONDAY


TODAY
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.

TONIGHT AND MON
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

MON NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

WED
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

THU
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ132-220045-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
347 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TODAY
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 FT.

MON
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

MON NIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

THU
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ136-220045-
CHINIAK BAY-
347 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

TODAY
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

TONIGHT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ137-220045-
MARMOT BAY-
347 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

TODAY
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.

TONIGHT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON NIGHT
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ138-220045-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
347 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

TODAY
NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF BAYS
AND PASSES. SEAS 5 FT.

MON
NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 25 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 FT
SUBSIDING.

MON NIGHT THROUGH WED
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ139-220045-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
347 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

TODAY
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.

MON
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON NIGHT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ140-220045-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
347 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TODAY
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

TONIGHT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

MON
N WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING.

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

TUE
W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ141-220045-
KACHEMAK BAY-
347 AM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

TODAY
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WIND INCREASING TO N 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.

MON
N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING.

MON NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.