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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK51 PAFC

FZAK51 PAFC 210026
CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
326 PM AKST Mon Jan 20 2020

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.

PKZ197-211345-
326 PM AKST Mon Jan 20 2020
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 992 mb low 30 nm south of Seward weakens along the north Gulf
Tue morning. Offshore flow develops and continues through Wed
afternoon.



PKZ119-211345-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
326 PM AKST Mon Jan 20 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TONIGHT
SW wind 20 kt decreasing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 8
ft.

TUE
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.

TUE NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

WED
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

WED NIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU THROUGH SAT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.



PKZ120-211345-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
326 PM AKST Mon Jan 20 2020

TONIGHT
W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

TUE
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.

TUE NIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

WED AND WED NIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

THU THROUGH SAT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ121-211345-
Resurrection Bay-
326 PM AKST Mon Jan 20 2020

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

TUE
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.

WED
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

WED NIGHT
N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU
N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ125-211345-
Prince William Sound-
326 PM AKST Mon Jan 20 2020

TONIGHT
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE
S wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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

WED
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ126-211345-
Port Valdez-
326 PM AKST Mon Jan 20 2020

TONIGHT
E wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread snow showers.

TUE
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow showers.

TUE NIGHT
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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



PKZ127-211345-
Valdez Narrows-
326 PM AKST Mon Jan 20 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TONIGHT
NE wind 30 kt in the evening decreasing to 15 kt. Seas 3
ft. Freezing spray.

TUE
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow showers.

TUE NIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.

WED
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ128-211345-
Valdez Arm-
326 PM AKST Mon Jan 20 2020

TONIGHT
NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Snow showers and rain showers.

TUE
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

THU
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ129-211345-
Passage Canal-
326 PM AKST Mon Jan 20 2020

TONIGHT
W wind 15 kt becoming variable less than 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft. Snow showers and rain showers.

TUE
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.

TUE NIGHT
W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED
W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU
W wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI
W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ130-211345-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
326 PM AKST Mon Jan 20 2020

TONIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TUE
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NW wind 10 kt in the evening increasing to 20 kt. Seas
5 ft. Freezing spray after midnight.

WED
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

THU
NW wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.



PKZ131-211345-
Barren Islands East-
326 PM AKST Mon Jan 20 2020

TONIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

TUE
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NW wind 10 kt in the evening increasing to 20 kt. Seas
5 ft.

WED
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

THU
NW wind 40 kt. Seas 11 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ132-211345-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
326 PM AKST Mon Jan 20 2020

TONIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

TUE
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

TUE NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

WED
N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

WED NIGHT
N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

THU
N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

FRI
N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

SAT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.



PKZ136-211345-
Chiniak Bay-
326 PM AKST Mon Jan 20 2020

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

TUE
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.

TUE NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NW 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 1 ft.

WED
NW wind 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ137-211345-
Marmot Bay-
326 PM AKST Mon Jan 20 2020

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

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

TUE NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.

WED
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 1 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ138-211345-
Shelikof Strait-
326 PM AKST Mon Jan 20 2020

TONIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TUE
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

THU
N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ139-211345-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
326 PM AKST Mon Jan 20 2020

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

TUE
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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

WED
N wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

WED NIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU
N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ140-211345-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
326 PM AKST Mon Jan 20 2020

TONIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt.

TUE
Variable wind less than 10 kt.

TUE NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt.

WED AND WED NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt.

THU
NE wind 10 kt.

FRI THROUGH SAT
N wind 15 kt.



PKZ141-211345-
Kachemak Bay-
326 PM AKST Mon Jan 20 2020

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

TUE
Variable wind less than 10 kt.

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

WED AND WED NIGHT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU THROUGH SAT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.