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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAFC 252324
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
324 PM AKDT FRI JUL 25 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.

PKZ197-261245-
324 PM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 1008 MB LOW 200 NM SOUTH OF MIDDLETON ISLAND WILL SLOWLY MOVE
SOUTH TONIGHT AND DISSIPATE SAT MORNING. A 1008 MB LOW 180 NM
SOUTH OF YAKUTAT LATE TONIGHT WILL MOVE TO 130 NM SOUTH OF CAPE
SUCKLING BY SUN AFTERNOON.



PKZ119-261245-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
324 PM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

TONIGHT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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

SUN AND SUN NIGHT
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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



PKZ120-261245-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
324 PM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

TONIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ121-261245-
RESURRECTION BAY-
324 PM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

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

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

SUN
S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON THROUGH TUE
S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ125-261245-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
324 PM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

SAT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

MON
W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ126-261245-
PORT VALDEZ-
324 PM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

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

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

SUN
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON THROUGH WED
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ127-261245-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
324 PM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

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

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

SUN
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON THROUGH WED
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ128-261245-
VALDEZ ARM-
324 PM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

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

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

SUN
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

MON
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ129-261245-
PASSAGE CANAL-
324 PM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

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



PKZ130-261245-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
324 PM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

TONIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT THROUGH WED
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ131-261245-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
324 PM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

TONIGHT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT AND SUN
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ132-261245-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
324 PM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT AND SUN
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ136-261245-
CHINIAK BAY-
324 PM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FT.

SAT AND SAT NIGHT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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



PKZ137-261245-
MARMOT BAY-
324 PM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

SAT AND SAT NIGHT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

MON
W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ138-261245-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
324 PM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

TONIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN THROUGH TUE
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ139-261245-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
324 PM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

TONIGHT
N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.

SAT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ140-261245-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
324 PM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

SAT
N WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

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

SUN NIGHT
SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ141-261245-
KACHEMAK BAY-
324 PM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

SAT
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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