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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAFC 111219
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
319 AM AKST THU FEB 11 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.

PKZ197-120130-
319 AM AKST THU FEB 11 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 983 MB LOW 150 NM SOUTHEAST OF KODIAK MOVES TO 50 NM EAST OF
CHIGNIK AT 992 MB LATE THU NIGHT...THEN DISSIPATES. A 987 MB LOW
475 NM SOUTHEAST OF KODIAK CITY THU EVENING MOVES TO 350 NM
SOUTHEAST OF KODIAK CITY AT 986 MB LATE THU NIGHT...THEN MOVES TO
25 NM EAST OF KODIAK CITY AT 990 MB FRI NIGHT...THEN BECOMES A
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF.



PKZ119-120130-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
319 AM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

GALE WARNING TODAY


TODAY
SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

FRI
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

SAT
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

SUN
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

MON
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.



PKZ120-120130-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
319 AM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY


TODAY
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

FRI
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

SAT
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

SUN
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

MON
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.



PKZ121-120130-
RESURRECTION BAY-
319 AM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

TODAY
N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN
SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN
SHOWERS.

FRI
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES
HEAD. RAIN SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ125-120130-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
319 AM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
E WIND 25 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

FRI
NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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



PKZ126-120130-
PORT VALDEZ-
319 AM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

TODAY
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.

FRI
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT THROUGH MON
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ127-120130-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
319 AM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

FRI
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ128-120130-
VALDEZ ARM-
319 AM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

TODAY
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

FRI
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

MON
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ129-120130-
PASSAGE CANAL-
319 AM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS.

FRI
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT THROUGH MON
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ130-120130-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
319 AM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

GALE WARNING TODAY


TODAY
NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.

TONIGHT
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

FRI
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SAT
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SUN
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ131-120130-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
319 AM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY


TODAY
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING E 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
15 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

FRI
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

SAT
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

SUN
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

MON
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.



PKZ132-120130-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
319 AM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY


TODAY
NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
12 FT. RAIN.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
13 FT.

FRI
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

FRI NIGHT
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

SAT
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SUN
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

MON
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.



PKZ136-120130-
CHINIAK BAY-
319 AM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

TODAY
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

FRI
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.

FRI NIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ137-120130-
MARMOT BAY-
319 AM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TODAY
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

FRI
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.

FRI NIGHT
SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SUN
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ138-120130-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
319 AM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

GALE WARNING TODAY


TODAY
NE WIND 35 KT IN THE MORNING DIMINISHING TO 25 KT. SEAS
10 FT. RAIN.

TONIGHT
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS.

FRI
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN THROUGH MON
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ139-120130-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
319 AM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

GALE WARNING TODAY


TODAY
NE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
9 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

FRI
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SAT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ140-120130-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
319 AM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

TODAY
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRI
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.

SAT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

SUN
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.

MON
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.



PKZ141-120130-
KACHEMAK BAY-
319 AM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

TODAY
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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