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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK51 PAFC

FZAK51 PAFC 161148
CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
348 AM AKDT Mon Jul 16 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.

PKZ197-170045-
348 AM AKDT Mon Jul 16 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 1008 mb low 55 nm southwest of Yakutat will weaken and
dissipate by Tue morning.



PKZ119-170045-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
348 AM AKDT Mon Jul 16 2018

TODAY
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

TONIGHT
S wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable 10 kt.
Seas 4 ft.

TUE
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TUE NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

WED
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU THROUGH FRI
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ120-170045-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
348 AM AKDT Mon Jul 16 2018

TODAY
W wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

TONIGHT
SW wind 20 kt in the evening becoming variable 10 kt.
Seas 5 ft.

TUE
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TUE NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

WED
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU THROUGH FRI
S wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.



PKZ121-170045-
Resurrection Bay-
348 AM AKDT Mon Jul 16 2018

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

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

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

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

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



PKZ125-170045-
Prince William Sound-
348 AM AKDT Mon Jul 16 2018

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

TONIGHT
E wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable 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. Seas 2 ft.

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

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



PKZ126-170045-
Port Valdez-
348 AM AKDT Mon Jul 16 2018

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

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

TUE
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.

TUE NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU THROUGH FRI
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ127-170045-
Valdez Narrows-
348 AM AKDT Mon Jul 16 2018

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

TONIGHT
SW wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TUE
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.

TUE NIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU THROUGH FRI
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ128-170045-
Valdez Arm-
348 AM AKDT Mon Jul 16 2018

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

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

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

TUE NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED THROUGH FRI
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ129-170045-
Passage Canal-
348 AM AKDT Mon Jul 16 2018

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

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. Seas 2 ft.

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

THU THROUGH FRI
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ130-170045-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
348 AM AKDT Mon Jul 16 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
W wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

TONIGHT
W wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

TUE
W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

TUE NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED THROUGH FRI
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ131-170045-
Barren Islands East-
348 AM AKDT Mon Jul 16 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
W wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

TONIGHT
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

TUE
W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TUE NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
S wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI
S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ132-170045-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
348 AM AKDT Mon Jul 16 2018

TODAY
W wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

TONIGHT
W wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

TUE
W wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

TUE NIGHT
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

WED
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU THROUGH FRI
S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.



PKZ136-170045-
Chiniak Bay-
348 AM AKDT Mon Jul 16 2018

TODAY
W wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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. Seas 2 ft.

WED
S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU THROUGH FRI
S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ137-170045-
Marmot Bay-
348 AM AKDT Mon Jul 16 2018

TODAY
W wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.

TONIGHT
W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE
W wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TUE NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED
S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU THROUGH FRI
S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ138-170045-
Shelikof Strait-
348 AM AKDT Mon Jul 16 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
W wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

TONIGHT
SW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

TUE
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TUE NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ139-170045-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
348 AM AKDT Mon Jul 16 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
SW wind 25 kt...except 15 kt towards Kalgin Island. Seas 4
ft building to 6 ft in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 4 ft after
midnight.

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

TUE NIGHT
S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED
S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU THROUGH FRI
S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ140-170045-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
348 AM AKDT Mon Jul 16 2018

TODAY
S wind increasing to 15 kt. Seas 1 ft building to 4 ft in
the afternoon.

TONIGHT
S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 3 ft after
midnight.

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

TUE NIGHT
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED
S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU THROUGH FRI
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ141-170045-
Kachemak Bay-
348 AM AKDT Mon Jul 16 2018

TODAY
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

TONIGHT
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft after
midnight.

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

TUE NIGHT
S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED
S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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