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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAFC 031202
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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.

PKZ197-040130-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A WEAKENING 1007 MB LOW COMPLEX AROUND KODIAK ISLAND DISSIPATES
WED MORNING. A STRENGTHENING FRONT ENTERS THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF
ALASKA FOR MIDDAY TUE AND CONTINUES TO MOVE TO THE NORTH GULF
COAST WED BEFORE DISSIPATING. ANOTHER FRONT APPROACHES THE
SOUTHWEST GULF WED NIGHT.



PKZ119-040130-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY


TODAY
SE WIND 20 KT...EXCEPT SE 30 KT EARLY THIS MORNING ALONG
THE COAST. SEAS 7 FT.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT TOWARD MORNING. SEAS
6 FT.

WED
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.

WED NIGHT
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

THU
SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

FRI
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

SAT
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.



PKZ120-040130-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY


TODAY
E WIND 15 KT BECOMING S BY LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.

TONIGHT
S WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.

WED
E WIND 30 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 15 KT BY LATE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.

WED NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 FT.

THU
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

FRI
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

SAT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.



PKZ121-040130-
RESURRECTION BAY-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

TODAY
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

WED
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND
SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.

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

THU THROUGH FRI
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ125-040130-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND WEDNESDAY


TODAY
E WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

WED
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN.

WED NIGHT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

FRI
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ126-040130-
PORT VALDEZ-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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

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

WED
SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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



PKZ127-040130-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

TODAY
N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

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

WED NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ128-040130-
VALDEZ ARM-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

TODAY
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

WED
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

WED NIGHT
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ129-040130-
PASSAGE CANAL-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

TODAY
E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. RAIN.

TONIGHT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

WED
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

WED NIGHT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU THROUGH FRI
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ130-040130-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY


TODAY
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT. RAIN.

WED
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.

WED NIGHT
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

THU
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

FRI
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ131-040130-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY


TODAY
VARIABLE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6
FT. RAIN.

WED
E WIND 25 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.

WED NIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

THU
E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

FRI
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

SAT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.



PKZ132-040130-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

TODAY
SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 20 KT...EXCEPT BECOMING SW 20 KT S OF DANGEROUS
CAPE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.

WED
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

WED NIGHT
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

THU
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

FRI
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

SAT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.



PKZ136-040130-
CHINIAK BAY-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

TODAY
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.

WED
SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.

WED NIGHT
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

FRI
SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ137-040130-
MARMOT BAY-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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

TONIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.

WED
E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN.

WED NIGHT
SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

FRI
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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



PKZ138-040130-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

TODAY
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS BECOMING E WIND 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT. RAIN.

WED
SE WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT. SEAS
4 FT. RAIN.

WED NIGHT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

FRI
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ139-040130-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

TODAY
N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.

WED
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.

WED NIGHT
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

FRI
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ140-040130-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

TODAY
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

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

WED
NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.

WED NIGHT
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

FRI
NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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



PKZ141-040130-
KACHEMAK BAY-
402 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

TODAY
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED NIGHT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI
E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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