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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAFC 022329
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
329 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

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.

PKZ197-031230-
329 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE PERSISTS OVER THE EASTERN GULF THROUGH
THU AFTERNOON. A 1010 MB LOW WILL THEN FORM NEAR KODIAK ISLAND LATE
THU...THEN MOVES TO 20 NM SOUTH OF MIDDLETON ISLAND AT 1005 MB FRI
AFTERNOON.



PKZ119-031230-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
329 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.

FRI
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SAT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SUN
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.



PKZ120-031230-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
329 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.

FRI
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SAT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

MON
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.



PKZ121-031230-
RESURRECTION BAY-
329 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

THU
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. HIGHER WINDS
AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES
HEAD. RAIN.

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



PKZ125-031230-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
329 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

THU
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

FRI
NE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

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



PKZ126-031230-
PORT VALDEZ-
329 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

TONIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT SUBSIDING.

THU
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
E WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
RAIN.

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



PKZ127-031230-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
329 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

THU
NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ128-031230-
VALDEZ ARM-
329 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

THU
NE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.

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



PKZ129-031230-
PASSAGE CANAL-
329 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

THU
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
E WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT SUBSIDING. RAIN.

FRI
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

FRI NIGHT AND SAT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ130-031230-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
329 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY


TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT. RAIN.

THU
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

FRI
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ131-031230-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
329 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT BECOMING SE WIND 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

THU
SE WIND 15 KT EXCEPT E WIND 30 KT NEAR THE BARREN ISLANDS.
SEAS 6 FT EXCEPT 8 FT NEAR THE BARREN ISLANDS. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS 15 KT. NEAR THE BARREN ISLANDS...NE
WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SAT THROUGH SUN
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

MON
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.



PKZ132-031230-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
329 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
S WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 FT. RAIN.

THU
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

FRI
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

FRI NIGHT
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SAT THROUGH SUN
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

MON
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.



PKZ136-031230-
CHINIAK BAY-
329 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

TONIGHT
SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2
FT. RAIN.

THU
S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

FRI THROUGH SAT
W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

MON
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ137-031230-
MARMOT BAY-
329 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

THU
SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

FRI THROUGH SUN
W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ138-031230-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
329 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

TONIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

THU
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

FRI
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI NIGHT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ139-031230-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
329 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.

THU
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.

FRI
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI NIGHT AND SAT
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ140-031230-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
329 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

THU
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

FRI THROUGH SAT
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

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



PKZ141-031230-
KACHEMAK BAY-
329 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

TONIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN.

THU
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

THU NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.

FRI
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3
FT.

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