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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK51 PAFC

FZAK51 PAFC 211113
CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
313 AM AKDT Thu Mar 21 2019

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.

PKZ197-220030-
313 AM AKDT Thu Mar 21 2019
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 955 mb low at 500 nm southeast of Sand Point moves to 260 nm
southeast of Chignik Fri morning at 966 mb, then into the Eastern
Bering Sat morning. An associated front moves from the southern Gulf
Thu morning to the northern Gulf Friday morning.



PKZ119-220030-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
313 AM AKDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY


TODAY
E wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.

TONIGHT
E wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft. Rain.

FRI
SE wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
E wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

MON
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.



PKZ120-220030-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
313 AM AKDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
E wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft. Widespread rain showers.

TONIGHT
E wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft. Rain.

FRI
E wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.

FRI NIGHT
E wind 25 kt. Seas 17 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

MON
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.



PKZ121-220030-
Resurrection Bay-
313 AM AKDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TODAY
S wind 20 kt becoming N 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft
subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Widespread rain showers.

TONIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.

FRI
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.

FRI NIGHT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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

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



PKZ125-220030-
Prince William Sound-
313 AM AKDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY


TODAY
E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers.

TONIGHT
E wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt after midnight. Seas
6 ft building to 9 ft after midnight. Rain.

FRI
E wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9
ft subsiding to 6 ft in the afternoon. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN
E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

MON
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ126-220030-
Port Valdez-
313 AM AKDT Thu Mar 21 2019

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

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

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

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

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



PKZ127-220030-
Valdez Narrows-
313 AM AKDT Thu Mar 21 2019

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

TONIGHT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.

FRI
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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

MON
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ128-220030-
Valdez Arm-
313 AM AKDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TODAY
SE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft. Rain showers.

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

FRI
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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

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



PKZ129-220030-
Passage Canal-
313 AM AKDT Thu Mar 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY


TODAY
E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.

TONIGHT
E wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft building to 4 ft after midnight. Rain.

FRI
E wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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

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



PKZ130-220030-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
313 AM AKDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY


TODAY
E wind 25 kt increasing to 40 kt by early afternoon. Seas
8 ft building to 14 ft in the afternoon. Rain.

TONIGHT
E wind 45 kt diminishing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
16 ft subsiding to 10 ft after midnight. Rain.

FRI
E wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

SAT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

MON
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ131-220030-
Barren Islands East-
313 AM AKDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY


TODAY
E wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt by early afternoon. Seas
10 ft building to 16 ft in the afternoon. Rain.

TONIGHT
E wind 45 kt diminishing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
19 ft. Rain.

FRI
E wind 40 kt. Seas 20 ft. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
SE wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.

SAT
E wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.

SUN
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

MON
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.



PKZ132-220030-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
313 AM AKDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY


TODAY
E wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft building to 18 ft in the afternoon.
Rain.

TONIGHT
E wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas
20 ft. Rain.

FRI
E wind 40 kt. Seas 22 ft. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 17 ft.

SAT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 11 ft.

SUN
S wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.

MON
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.



PKZ136-220030-
Chiniak Bay-
313 AM AKDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING TODAY AND FRIDAY


TODAY
E wind 35 kt. Seas 6 ft building to 12 ft in the afternoon.
Rain.

TONIGHT
E wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.

FRI
E wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

SAT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

MON
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.



PKZ137-220030-
Marmot Bay-
313 AM AKDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING TODAY AND FRIDAY


TODAY
E wind 35 kt. Seas 6 ft building to 14 ft in the afternoon.
Rain.

TONIGHT
E wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.

FRI
E wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

SAT
E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

MON
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ138-220030-
Shelikof Strait-
313 AM AKDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY


TODAY
NE wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft building to 13 ft in the
afternoon. Rain.

TONIGHT
E wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain.

FRI
E wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

SAT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

MON
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ139-220030-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
313 AM AKDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING TONIGHT


TODAY
NE wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas
5 ft building to 10 ft in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
NE wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.

FRI
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

MON
E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ140-220030-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
313 AM AKDT Thu Mar 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY


TODAY
NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft building to 6 ft in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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



PKZ141-220030-
Kachemak Bay-
313 AM AKDT Thu Mar 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY


TODAY
E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.

TONIGHT
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.

FRI
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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

SUN
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.