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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK51 PAFC

FZAK51 PAFC 201250
CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
350 AM AKST Sun Jan 20 2019

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.

PKZ197-210215-
350 AM AKST Sun Jan 20 2019
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
Low pressure persists over the Gulf through Tue morning. A weak
front moves into the central Gulf by Mon afternoon.



PKZ119-210215-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
350 AM AKST Sun Jan 20 2019

TODAY
NE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 40 kt out of the Copper River Delta.
Seas 6 ft.

TONIGHT
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

MON
E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.

MON NIGHT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

TUE
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

WED THROUGH THU
SE wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.



PKZ120-210215-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
350 AM AKST Sun Jan 20 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY


TODAY
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

TONIGHT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

MON
E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain and snow.

MON NIGHT
E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

TUE
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.

WED THROUGH THU
S wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.



PKZ121-210215-
Resurrection Bay-
350 AM AKST Sun Jan 20 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
N wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray.

TONIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.

MON
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.

MON NIGHT
N wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.

TUE
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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



PKZ125-210215-
Prince William Sound-
350 AM AKST Sun Jan 20 2019

TODAY
N wind to 15 kt. Seas to 3 ft.

TONIGHT
N wind 15 kt becoming E after midnight. Seas 3 ft.

MON
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain and snow.

MON NIGHT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED THROUGH THU
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ126-210215-
Port Valdez-
350 AM AKST Sun Jan 20 2019

TODAY
E wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray in the morning.

TONIGHT
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.

MON NIGHT THROUGH WED
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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



PKZ127-210215-
Valdez Narrows-
350 AM AKST Sun Jan 20 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY


TODAY
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.

TONIGHT
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.

MON
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.

MON NIGHT
N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TUE THROUGH THU
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ128-210215-
Valdez Arm-
350 AM AKST Sun Jan 20 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
NE wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the late afternoon.
Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.

TONIGHT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray. Snow showers.

MON
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.

MON NIGHT AND TUE
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

WED THROUGH THU
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ129-210215-
Passage Canal-
350 AM AKST Sun Jan 20 2019

TODAY
W wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Gusts to 25 kt near Whittier in the morning. Seas 2 ft.

TONIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft. Snow showers.

MON
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft. Snow and rain.

MON NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.

TUE THROUGH WED
E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ130-210215-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
350 AM AKST Sun Jan 20 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY


TODAY
N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.

TONIGHT
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.

MON
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray. Snow and rain.

MON NIGHT
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

TUE THROUGH WED
SE wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.

THU
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ131-210215-
Barren Islands East-
350 AM AKST Sun Jan 20 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY


TODAY
N wind 20 kt. Gusts to 30 kt near the Barren Islands
in the morning. Seas 6 ft.

TONIGHT
E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.

MON
E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.

MON NIGHT
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

TUE THROUGH WED
S wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.

THU
S wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.



PKZ132-210215-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
350 AM AKST Sun Jan 20 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND MONDAY


TODAY
Variable wind 10 kt, except NW 20 kt N of Dangerous Cape
in the morning. Seas 5 ft.

TONIGHT
E wind increasing to 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.

MON
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft building to 11 ft in the
afternoon.

MON NIGHT
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.

TUE
SE wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.

WED
S wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.

THU
S wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.



PKZ136-210215-
Chiniak Bay-
350 AM AKST Sun Jan 20 2019

TODAY
NW wind to 15 kt becoming variable less than 10 kt
in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.

TONIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft. Snow.

MON
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain and snow.

MON NIGHT
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

TUE THROUGH WED
SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

THU
S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ137-210215-
Marmot Bay-
350 AM AKST Sun Jan 20 2019

TODAY
NW wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.

TONIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt becoming E 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft. Snow.

MON
E wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow.

MON NIGHT
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

TUE THROUGH WED
SE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

THU
S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ138-210215-
Shelikof Strait-
350 AM AKST Sun Jan 20 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND MONDAY


TODAY
NE wind increasing to 20 kt. Seas 4 ft building to 7 ft
in the afternoon. Freezing spray.

TONIGHT
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

MON
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow with rain.

MON NIGHT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

TUE THROUGH WED
SE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

THU
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ139-210215-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
350 AM AKST Sun Jan 20 2019

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY


TODAY
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.

TONIGHT
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

MON
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.

MON NIGHT AND TUE
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

WED
E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ140-210215-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
350 AM AKST Sun Jan 20 2019

TODAY
NE wind 10 kt. Patchy freezing fog.

TONIGHT
NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight.
Freezing spray.

MON
NE wind 15 kt. Freezing spray.

MON NIGHT AND TUE
NE wind 15 kt.

WED
E wind 15 kt.

THU
E wind 10 kt.



PKZ141-210215-
Kachemak Bay-
350 AM AKST Sun Jan 20 2019

TODAY
NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas building to 3 ft.

TONIGHT AND MON
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.

MON NIGHT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE
E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.