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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAFC 012344
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
344 PM AKDT MON SEP 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.

PKZ197-021300-
344 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE GULF THROUGH WED AFTERNOON. A
1012 MB LOW WILL DEVELOP NEAR MONTAGUE ISLAND TUE MORNING AND
REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY THROUGH WED AFTERNOON.



PKZ119-021300-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
344 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY


TONIGHT
W WIND 25 KT EXCEPT VARIABLE 10 KT NEAR THE COAST.
SEAS 6 FT EXCEPT 2 FT NEAR THE COAST.

TUE
W WIND 25 KT EXCEPT VARIABLE 10 KT NEAR THE COAST. SEAS 7
FT EXCEPT 2 FT NEAR THE COAST.

TUE NIGHT
W WIND 20 KT EXCEPT VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT NEAR THE
COAST. SEAS 6 FT EXCEPT 2 FT NEAR THE COAST.

WED
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

WED NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

THU
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

FRI
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SAT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.



PKZ120-021300-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
344 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

TUE
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

WED
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

WED NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

THU
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

FRI
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SAT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.



PKZ121-021300-
RESURRECTION BAY-
344 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

TONIGHT
N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS
2 FT.

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

TUE NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.

WED AND WED NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ125-021300-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
344 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

TUE NIGHT AND WED
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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



PKZ126-021300-
PORT VALDEZ-
344 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

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

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

TUE NIGHT
W WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

FRI THROUGH SAT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ127-021300-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
344 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

TONIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

TUE NIGHT
SW WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED AND WED NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI THROUGH SAT
VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ128-021300-
VALDEZ ARM-
344 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

TONIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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

WED AND WED NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

FRI THROUGH SAT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ129-021300-
PASSAGE CANAL-
344 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

TONIGHT
W WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT NEAR WHITTIER IN THE EARLY EVENING. SEAS 2
FT.

TUE AND TUE NIGHT
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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

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



PKZ130-021300-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
344 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TONIGHT
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

TUE
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ131-021300-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
344 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

TUE
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

WED
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

WED NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

THU
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

FRI
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SAT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



PKZ132-021300-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
344 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY


TONIGHT
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

TUE
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

WED
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

WED NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

THU
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

FRI
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SAT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.



PKZ136-021300-
CHINIAK BAY-
344 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

TONIGHT
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS
2 FT.

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

WED NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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



PKZ137-021300-
MARMOT BAY-
344 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY


TONIGHT
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS
3 FT.

WED
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ138-021300-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
344 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY


TONIGHT
SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

TUE
SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

WED
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

FRI AND SAT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ139-021300-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
344 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TONIGHT
SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.

WED AND WED NIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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

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



PKZ140-021300-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
344 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

TONIGHT
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE
SW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT SUBSIDING.

TUE NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED AND WED NIGHT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

FRI
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ141-021300-
KACHEMAK BAY-
344 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TONIGHT
SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

TUE
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS
4 FT.

WED
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU THROUGH SAT
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.