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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAFC 031142
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
342 AM AKDT SUN MAY 3 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.

PKZ197-040100-
342 AM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A WEATHER FRONT IN THE SOUTHERN GULF OF ALASKA WILL WEAKEN AND
DISSIPATE BY THIS AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE
NORTHERN GULF OF ALASKA THROUGH LATE MON.



PKZ119-040100-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
342 AM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

TODAY
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

MON
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

MON NIGHT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

WED THROUGH THU
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.



PKZ120-040100-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
342 AM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

TODAY
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

MON
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

MON NIGHT
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

WED THROUGH THU
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.



PKZ121-040100-
RESURRECTION BAY-
342 AM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

TODAY
N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

TONIGHT
S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON
N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ125-040100-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
342 AM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

TODAY
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.

TONIGHT
NW WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.

MON
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.

MON NIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE
SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED THROUGH THU
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ126-040100-
PORT VALDEZ-
342 AM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

TODAY
NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING
TO 2 FT.

TONIGHT
W WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
SUBSIDING.

MON
NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT SUBSIDING.

TUE
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ127-040100-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
342 AM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

TODAY
N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON
N WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ128-040100-
VALDEZ ARM-
342 AM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

TONIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON
NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ129-040100-
PASSAGE CANAL-
342 AM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

TONIGHT
W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

MON NIGHT
W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE THROUGH THU
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ130-040100-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
342 AM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

TODAY
SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TONIGHT AND MON
SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

WED THROUGH THU
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ131-040100-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
342 AM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

TODAY
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

MON
S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE THROUGH THU
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.



PKZ132-040100-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
342 AM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

TONIGHT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

MON
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

MON NIGHT
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

TUE THROUGH WED
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

THU
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.



PKZ136-040100-
CHINIAK BAY-
342 AM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

TODAY
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT
E WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ137-040100-
MARMOT BAY-
342 AM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

TODAY
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT
E WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE THROUGH THU
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ138-040100-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
342 AM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

TODAY
NE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.

MON
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

WED THROUGH THU
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ139-040100-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
342 AM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

TODAY
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TONIGHT AND MON
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED THROUGH THU
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ140-040100-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
342 AM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

TODAY
SW WIND 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 FT.

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

MON
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

WED THROUGH THU
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ141-040100-
KACHEMAK BAY-
342 AM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

TONIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING.

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

MON NIGHT
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE THROUGH THU
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.