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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK51 PAFC

FZAK51 PAFC 191130
CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
330 AM AKDT Thu Jul 19 2018

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.

PKZ197-200030-
330 AM AKDT Thu Jul 19 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
High pressure will continue over the Gulf through tonight. A front
will reach the western Gulf by Thu afternoon and then stalls
through Fri afternoon before diminishing Fri night.



PKZ119-200030-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
330 AM AKDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TODAY
W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI
W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI NIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

MON
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ120-200030-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
330 AM AKDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TODAY
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN THROUGH MON
E wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ121-200030-
Resurrection Bay-
330 AM AKDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TODAY
N wind 10 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.

TONIGHT
S wind 10 kt becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
N wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft.

FRI NIGHT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN THROUGH MON
S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ125-200030-
Prince William Sound-
330 AM AKDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TODAY
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.

TONIGHT
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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

MON
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ126-200030-
Port Valdez-
330 AM AKDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TODAY
NE wind less than 10 kt becoming W 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft.

TONIGHT
W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
W wind 10 kt becoming W 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT THROUGH MON
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ127-200030-
Valdez Narrows-
330 AM AKDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TODAY
NE wind 10 kt becoming SW 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.

TONIGHT
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
SW wind 10 kt becoming SW wind 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT THROUGH MON
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ128-200030-
Valdez Arm-
330 AM AKDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TODAY
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW wind 10 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.

TONIGHT
SW wind 10 kt becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI NIGHT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT THROUGH MON
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ129-200030-
Passage Canal-
330 AM AKDT Thu Jul 19 2018

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

TONIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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

FRI NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN THROUGH MON
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ130-200030-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
330 AM AKDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TODAY
S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI
E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

MON
E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ131-200030-
Barren Islands East-
330 AM AKDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TODAY
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

MON
E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ132-200030-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
330 AM AKDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TODAY
S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

SUN THROUGH MON
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ136-200030-
Chiniak Bay-
330 AM AKDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TODAY
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
S wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
1 ft building to 3 ft after midnight.

FRI
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

MON
E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ137-200030-
Marmot Bay-
330 AM AKDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TODAY
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
SE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft.

FRI
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

MON
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ138-200030-
Shelikof Strait-
330 AM AKDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TODAY
SW wind 15 kt becoming variable 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt becoming east toward morning. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT THROUGH MON
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ139-200030-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
330 AM AKDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TODAY
S wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
S wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI
S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ140-200030-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
330 AM AKDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TODAY
SW wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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



PKZ141-200030-
Kachemak Bay-
330 AM AKDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TODAY
SE wind 10 kt becoming SW 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft building to 4 ft in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
SW wind 10 kt becoming SE after midnight. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
SE wind 10 kt becoming SW 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft
building to 4 ft in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN THROUGH MON
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.