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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAFC 012323
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
323 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 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.

PKZ197-021200-
323 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 987 MB LOW 400 NM SOUTH OF MIDDLETON ISLAND WED NIGHT WILL MOVE
TO 185 NM SOUTHEAST OF SITKINAK THU AFTERNOON AND THEN MOVE 100
NM EAST OF MIDDLETON ISLAND AT 983 MB FRI AFTERNOON.



PKZ119-021200-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
323 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

GALE WARNING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.

THU
E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 12 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 19 FT SUBSIDING TO 14 FT. RAIN.

FRI
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

FRI NIGHT
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

SAT
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

MON
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



PKZ120-021200-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
323 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

GALE WARNING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.

THU
NE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
9 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 17 FT.

FRI
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

SAT
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

MON
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



PKZ121-021200-
RESURRECTION BAY-
323 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.

THU AND THU NIGHT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT THROUGH SUN
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ125-021200-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
323 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

TONIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.

THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ126-021200-
PORT VALDEZ-
323 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

TONIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.

THU AND THU NIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ127-021200-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
323 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU AND THU NIGHT
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ128-021200-
VALDEZ ARM-
323 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.

THU AND THU NIGHT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ129-021200-
PASSAGE CANAL-
323 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU NIGHT
W WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.

FRI THROUGH SUN
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ130-021200-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
323 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

GALE WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

THU
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SAT
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

MON
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ131-021200-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
323 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

GALE WARNING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO NE 25 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THU
NE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT BY MIDDAY. SEAS 12 FT
BUILDING TO 17 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WIND 40 KT BECOMING NW 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 20 FT SUBSIDING TO 16 FT.

FRI
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

SAT
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

MON
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



PKZ132-021200-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
323 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
N OF DANGEROUS CAPE...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 FT. S OF DANGEROUS CAPE...E WIND 30 KT
INCREASING TO NE 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT.

THU
NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 21 FT SUBSIDING TO 16 FT.

FRI
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

SAT THROUGH SUN
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

MON
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



PKZ136-021200-
CHINIAK BAY-
323 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THU
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 30 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT.

FRI
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ137-021200-
MARMOT BAY-
323 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THU
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 30 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT.

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT THROUGH SUN
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ138-021200-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
323 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THU
NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 35 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.

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

MON
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ139-021200-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
323 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.

THU AND THU NIGHT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT THROUGH SUN
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ140-021200-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
323 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU AND THU NIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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

MON
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ141-021200-
KACHEMAK BAY-
323 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.