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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK51 PAFC

FZAK51 PAFC 201248
CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
348 AM AKST Tue Nov 20 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.

PKZ197-210200-
348 AM AKST Tue Nov 20 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 989 mb low 63 nm southwest of Middleton Island will move to 42
nm southeast of Cordova at 991 mb early Wed morning. The low will
then move inland over eastern Prince William Sound late Wed
morning. A front will move over the southwestern Gulf Tue night,
persisting through Thu.



PKZ119-210200-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
348 AM AKST Tue Nov 20 2018

GALE WARNING TODAY


TODAY
E wind 25 kt. Near the coast, E wind 25 kt becoming NE
35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 10 ft. Showers.

TONIGHT
N wind 25 kt becoming NW 15 kt after midnight. Seas
subsiding to 7 ft. Showers.

WED
W wind 15 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 7 ft.

WED NIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI
E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

SAT
E wind 25 kt. Seas 17 ft.



PKZ120-210200-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
348 AM AKST Tue Nov 20 2018

TODAY
N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Showers.

TONIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft. Showers.

WED
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

WED NIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

SAT
E wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.



PKZ121-210200-
Resurrection Bay-
348 AM AKST Tue Nov 20 2018

TODAY
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TONIGHT
N wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft.

WED
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ125-210200-
Prince William Sound-
348 AM AKST Tue Nov 20 2018

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

TONIGHT
N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft.

WED
N wind 10 kt becoming NE 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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



PKZ126-210200-
Port Valdez-
348 AM AKST Tue Nov 20 2018

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

TONIGHT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ127-210200-
Valdez Narrows-
348 AM AKST Tue Nov 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY


TODAY
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TONIGHT
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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



PKZ128-210200-
Valdez Arm-
348 AM AKST Tue Nov 20 2018

TODAY
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.

TONIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

WED NIGHT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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



PKZ129-210200-
Passage Canal-
348 AM AKST Tue Nov 20 2018

TODAY
W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TONIGHT
W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED
W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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



PKZ130-210200-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
348 AM AKST Tue Nov 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND WEDNESDAY


TODAY
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

TONIGHT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

WED
W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

THU
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.



PKZ131-210200-
Barren Islands East-
348 AM AKST Tue Nov 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
NW wind 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt diminishing to 15 kt late
this afternoon. Seas 11 ft subsiding to 7 ft in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

WED
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

WED NIGHT
N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

SAT
E wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.



PKZ132-210200-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
348 AM AKST Tue Nov 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY


TODAY
W wind 20 kt in the morning becoming variable 10 kt. Seas
8 ft.

TONIGHT
NW wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. N of
Dangerous Cape, variable wind 10 kt. Seas 8 ft.

WED
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

THU
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 11 ft.

SAT
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.



PKZ136-210200-
Chiniak Bay-
348 AM AKST Tue Nov 20 2018

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

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

WED
NW wind 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
W wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ137-210200-
Marmot Bay-
348 AM AKST Tue Nov 20 2018

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

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

WED
NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ138-210200-
Shelikof Strait-
348 AM AKST Tue Nov 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY


TODAY
W wind 20 kt in the morning becoming variable 10 kt. Seas
4 ft.

TONIGHT
W wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

WED
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SAT
E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ139-210200-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
348 AM AKST Tue Nov 20 2018

TODAY
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TONIGHT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED
N wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft
building to 4 ft in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU
N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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



PKZ140-210200-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
348 AM AKST Tue Nov 20 2018

TODAY
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TONIGHT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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

SAT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ141-210200-
Kachemak Bay-
348 AM AKST Tue Nov 20 2018

TODAY
NW 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.

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

WED NIGHT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.