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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAFC 302343
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
343 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 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.

PKZ197-311245-
343 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE NORTHERN GULF THROUGH FRI
AFTERNOON WITH WEAK LOW PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHERN GULF.


PKZ119-311245-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
343 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

TONIGHT
E WIND 15 KT BECOMING LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT.

THU
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 4 FT.

THU NIGHT AND FRI
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI THROUGH SUN
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ120-311245-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
343 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

TONIGHT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

THU
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN THROUGH MON
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ121-311245-
RESURRECTION BAY-
343 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

TONIGHT
S WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING.

THU
N WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
S WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING.

FRI
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ125-311245-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
343 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

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

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

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



PKZ126-311245-
PORT VALDEZ-
343 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

TONIGHT
W WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING.

THU
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
W WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE WIND
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING.

FRI
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ127-311245-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
343 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

TONIGHT
SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT SUBSIDING.

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

THU NIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.

FRI
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ128-311245-
VALDEZ ARM-
343 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

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

THU
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

FRI
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ129-311245-
PASSAGE CANAL-
343 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

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

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

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ130-311245-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
343 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

TONIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ131-311245-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
343 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

TONIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

THU
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

THU NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT THROUGH MON
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ132-311245-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
343 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

TONIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

THU THROUGH FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SAT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ136-311245-
CHINIAK BAY-
343 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

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

THU
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ137-311245-
MARMOT BAY-
343 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

TONIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
E WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT THROUGH MON
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ138-311245-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
343 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

TONIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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

FRI
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT THROUGH SUN
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ139-311245-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
343 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

TONIGHT
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

THU AND THU NIGHT
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

MON
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ140-311245-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
343 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

TONIGHT
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

THU
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

THU NIGHT
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

MON
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ141-311245-
KACHEMAK BAY-
343 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

TONIGHT
SW WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THU
S WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 FT.

THU NIGHT
SW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT.

FRI
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT THROUGH MON
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.