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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK51 PAFC

FZAK51 PAFC 202331
CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
331 PM AKDT Sun May 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.

PKZ197-211245-
331 PM AKDT Sun May 20 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A front in the northern Gulf will remain stationary through Tue.
The associated 983 mb low 240 nm southeast of Akhiok will move to
130 nm southeast of Kodiak at 982 mb Mon morning. The low will
then move to the southern Gulf at 1002 mb Tue afternoon.



PKZ119-211245-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
331 PM AKDT Sun May 20 2018

GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY


TONIGHT
E wind increasing to 35 kt. Seas building to 14 ft. Rain.

MON
SE wind 35 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
13 ft. Rain.

MON NIGHT
E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.

TUE
E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

TUE NIGHT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.

WED
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ120-211245-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
331 PM AKDT Sun May 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
E wind 30 kt. Seas building to 12 ft. Rain.

MON
E wind 30 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
11 ft. Rain.

MON NIGHT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.

TUE
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

TUE NIGHT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

WED
E wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU
E wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

FRI
E wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ121-211245-
Resurrection Bay-
331 PM AKDT Sun May 20 2018

TONIGHT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.

MON
N wind 10 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.

MON NIGHT
S wind 10 kt becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
Rain.

TUE
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ125-211245-
Prince William Sound-
331 PM AKDT Sun May 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TONIGHT
E wind increasing to 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.

MON
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.

MON NIGHT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.

TUE
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE NIGHT
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ126-211245-
Port Valdez-
331 PM AKDT Sun May 20 2018

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

MON
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.

MON NIGHT
SW wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.

TUE AND TUE NIGHT
W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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



PKZ127-211245-
Valdez Narrows-
331 PM AKDT Sun May 20 2018

TONIGHT
SW wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft. Rain.

MON
NE wind 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
Rain.

MON NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.

TUE
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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

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

FRI
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ128-211245-
Valdez Arm-
331 PM AKDT Sun May 20 2018

TONIGHT
NE wind increasing to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.

MON
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.

MON NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft. Rain.

TUE
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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

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

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



PKZ129-211245-
Passage Canal-
331 PM AKDT Sun May 20 2018

TONIGHT
E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.

MON
E wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. Rain.

MON NIGHT
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.

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

WED THROUGH THU
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ130-211245-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
331 PM AKDT Sun May 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY


TONIGHT
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain.

MON
N wind 30 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 11
ft subsiding to 7 ft in the afternoon.

MON NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE NIGHT
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED
E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

THU
E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI
E wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ131-211245-
Barren Islands East-
331 PM AKDT Sun May 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
E wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain.

MON
NE wind 30 kt becoming E 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 10
ft.

MON NIGHT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

TUE
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

TUE NIGHT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

WED THROUGH FRI
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.



PKZ132-211245-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
331 PM AKDT Sun May 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
E wind 20 kt becoming NE 30 kt after midnight. Seas 9
ft. Rain.

MON
N wind 25 kt except NE 20 kt N of Dangerous Cape. Seas 9
ft.

MON NIGHT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

TUE
N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

TUE NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.

WED
E wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.



PKZ136-211245-
Chiniak Bay-
331 PM AKDT Sun May 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TONIGHT
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft building to 9 ft after
midnight. Rain.

MON
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.

MON NIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

TUE
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED THROUGH THU
E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ137-211245-
Marmot Bay-
331 PM AKDT Sun May 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TONIGHT
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft building to 9 ft after midnight.
Rain.

MON
N wind 20 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 ft
subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon. Rain.

MON NIGHT
NE wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft.

TUE
N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TUE NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED THROUGH THU
E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI
E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ138-211245-
Shelikof Strait-
331 PM AKDT Sun May 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY


TONIGHT
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain.

MON
N wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 10
ft subsiding to 7 ft in the afternoon.

MON NIGHT
NE wind 20 kt in the evening becoming variable 10 kt.
Seas 4 ft.

TUE AND TUE NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED THROUGH THU
E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI
E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ139-211245-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
331 PM AKDT Sun May 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY


TONIGHT
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.

MON
N wind 30 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 10
ft subsiding to 7 ft in the afternoon.

MON NIGHT
NW wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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

TUE NIGHT
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU THROUGH FRI
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ140-211245-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
331 PM AKDT Sun May 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TONIGHT
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

MON
N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

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

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

TUE NIGHT
S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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

THU THROUGH FRI
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ141-211245-
Kachemak Bay-
331 PM AKDT Sun May 20 2018

TONIGHT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.

MON
N wind 15 kt becoming variable less than 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft.

MON NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE AND TUE NIGHT
S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED THROUGH FRI
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.