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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK51 PAFC

FZAK51 PAFC 190104
CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
404 PM AKST Tue Jan 18 2022

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.

PKZ197-191415-
404 PM AKST Tue Jan 18 2022
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

Weak troughs move over the Gulf through Wed morning. A 988 mb
North Pacific low enters the western Gulf Wed morning and moves to
75 nm West of Yakutat at 984 mb Wed night. This low shifts east
and dissipates Thu afternoon. Its front enters the southern Gulf
Wed morning and extends across the Gulf through Thu afternoon.



PKZ119-191415-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
404 PM AKST Tue Jan 18 2022

GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY


TONIGHT
E wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
7 ft. Snow and rain.

WED
E wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain and snow.

WED NIGHT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.

THU
S wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.

THU NIGHT
E wind 40 kt. Seas 11 ft.

FRI
SE wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft.

SAT
S wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.

SUN
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.



PKZ120-191415-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
404 PM AKST Tue Jan 18 2022

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow and rain.

WED
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain and snow.

WED NIGHT
N wind 25 kt becoming W 20 kt after midnight. Seas 11
ft.

THU
S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

THU NIGHT
E wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

FRI
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.

SAT
SW wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.

SUN
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.



PKZ121-191415-
Resurrection Bay-
404 PM AKST Tue Jan 18 2022

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

WED
N wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft. Snow.

WED NIGHT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.

THU AND THU NIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ125-191415-
Prince William Sound-
404 PM AKST Tue Jan 18 2022

TONIGHT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.

WED
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow with rain.

WED NIGHT
N wind 15 kt becoming W after midnight. Seas 3 ft.

THU
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
E wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI
E wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

SAT
S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ126-191415-
Port Valdez-
404 PM AKST Tue Jan 18 2022

TONIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.

WED
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Snow.

WED NIGHT
E wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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

THU NIGHT
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ127-191415-
Valdez Narrows-
404 PM AKST Tue Jan 18 2022

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE wind 20 kt in the evening increasing to 25 kt. Seas 3
ft. Freezing spray. Snow.

WED
N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.

WED NIGHT
N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.

THU AND THU NIGHT
N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ128-191415-
Valdez Arm-
404 PM AKST Tue Jan 18 2022

TONIGHT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.

WED
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow with rain.

WED NIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ129-191415-
Passage Canal-
404 PM AKST Tue Jan 18 2022

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

WED
E wind 15 kt becoming variable wind 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft. Snow with rain.

WED NIGHT
W wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.

THU
Variable wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ130-191415-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
404 PM AKST Tue Jan 18 2022

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY


TONIGHT
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.

WED
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 20 kt in the evening becoming variable 10 kt.
Seas 5 ft.

THU
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.

FRI
E wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

SAT
SW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

SUN
E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ131-191415-
Barren Islands East-
404 PM AKST Tue Jan 18 2022

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Snow and rain.

WED
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain and snow.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

THU
SE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

THU NIGHT
E wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.

FRI
SE wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.

SAT
SW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.

SUN
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.



PKZ132-191415-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
404 PM AKST Tue Jan 18 2022

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain and snow.

WED
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 25 kt becoming SW 15 kt after midnight. Seas
10 ft.

THU
SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

THU NIGHT
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
SW wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.

SUN
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.



PKZ136-191415-
Chiniak Bay-
404 PM AKST Tue Jan 18 2022

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY


TONIGHT
E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow and rain.

WED
N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon.
Snow and rain.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 20 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

THU NIGHT
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI
S wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SAT
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ137-191415-
Marmot Bay-
404 PM AKST Tue Jan 18 2022

TONIGHT
E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow and rain.

WED
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 3 ft in the
afternoon. Snow and rain.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU AND THU NIGHT
E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

FRI
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SUN
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ138-191415-
Shelikof Strait-
404 PM AKST Tue Jan 18 2022

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY


TONIGHT
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

WED
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

WED NIGHT
N wind 20 kt in the evening becoming variable 10 kt.
Seas 3 ft.

THU
E wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.

FRI
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

SAT
SW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

SUN
E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ139-191415-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
404 PM AKST Tue Jan 18 2022

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY


TONIGHT
N wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 6 ft. Freezing
spray. Snow.

WED
N wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 6 ft. Freezing spray.
Snow.

WED NIGHT
N wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft after
midnight.

THU
NE wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 6 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE wind 35 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft.

FRI
NE wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 6 ft.

SAT
S wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 4 ft.

SUN
NE wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.



PKZ140-191415-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
404 PM AKST Tue Jan 18 2022

TONIGHT
N wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft. Freezing
spray. Snow.

WED
N wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft. Freezing spray.
Snow.

WED NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas in ice free
waters 1 ft.

THU
NE wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
N wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft.

FRI
NE wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft.

SAT
S wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.

SUN
NE wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.



PKZ141-191415-
Kachemak Bay-
404 PM AKST Tue Jan 18 2022

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

WED
N wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Snow.

WED NIGHT
N wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN
E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.