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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK51 PAFC

FZAK51 PAFC 210019
CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

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.

PKZ197-211315-
319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A front pushes across the Eastern Gulf by Wed morning becoming an
open trough over the North Gulf Coast and Southeastern Alaska
through Thu afternoon. High pressure expands over the Southern
Gulf for Thu afternoon.



PKZ119-211315-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

TONIGHT
NW wind 20 kt in the evening becoming variable 10 kt.
Seas 6 ft.

WED AND WED NIGHT
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU
W wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.

FRI
NW wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.

SAT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

SUN
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ120-211315-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

TONIGHT
NW wind 10 kt becoming variable after midnight. Seas 5
ft.

WED
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

THU
W wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.

THU NIGHT
W wind 45 kt. Seas 13 ft.

FRI
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

SAT
N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SUN
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.



PKZ121-211315-
Resurrection Bay-
319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

TONIGHT
N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts to
25 kt through early evening. Seas 3 ft.

WED AND WED NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
N wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI
N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ125-211315-
Prince William Sound-
319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

TONIGHT
NW wind 15 kt becoming N 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft.

WED
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.

THU
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ126-211315-
Port Valdez-
319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

TONIGHT
NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED AND WED NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ127-211315-
Valdez Narrows-
319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

TONIGHT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED AND WED NIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
N wind 50 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI
N wind 50 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ128-211315-
Valdez Arm-
319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

TONIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

WED AND WED NIGHT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI
N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ129-211315-
Passage Canal-
319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TONIGHT
W wind 25 kt in the evening diminishing to 10 kt. Gusts
to 35 kt in the evening near Whittier. Seas 2 ft.

WED AND WED NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
W wind 35 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI
W wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ130-211315-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

TONIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED
Variable wind 10 kt becoming SW 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
W wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.

THU NIGHT
W wind 45 kt. Seas 12 ft.

FRI
NW wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft.

SAT
N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

SUN
W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.



PKZ131-211315-
Barren Islands East-
319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

WED
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

THU
W wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW wind 45 kt. Seas 16 ft.

FRI
NW wind 40 kt. Seas 15 ft.

SAT
N wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

SUN
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.



PKZ132-211315-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

WED
SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

THU
W wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

THU NIGHT
W wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.

FRI
W wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
W wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.



PKZ136-211315-
Chiniak Bay-
319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

TONIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI
W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ137-211315-
Marmot Bay-
319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

TONIGHT
W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU AND THU NIGHT
W wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI
W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SAT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN
W wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ138-211315-
Shelikof Strait-
319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

WED
SW wind increasing to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

THU AND THU NIGHT
W wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI
W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SUN
W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ139-211315-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

TONIGHT
N wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft. Areas of
freezing fog.

WED
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
Areas of freezing fog.

WED NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 15 kt after
midnight. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft building to 4 ft.

THU AND THU NIGHT
W wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft.

FRI
NW wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.

SAT
N wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 4 ft.

SUN
W wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 4 ft.



PKZ140-211315-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

TONIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Areas of
freezing fog.

WED
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Areas of
freezing fog.

WED NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt.

THU AND THU NIGHT
W wind 15 kt.

FRI THROUGH SAT
N wind 10 kt.

SUN
W wind 10 kt.



PKZ141-211315-
Kachemak Bay-
319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

TONIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Areas of freezing fog
after midnight.

WED
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Areas of fog.

WED NIGHT
S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
SW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

THU NIGHT
W wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SAT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.