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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK51 PAFC

FZAK51 PAFC 272350
CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
350 PM AKDT Tue Oct 27 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.

PKZ197-281230-
350 PM AKDT Tue Oct 27 2020
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 1010 mb low 50nm SE of Cordova remains nearly stationary
through Thursday morning and moves to 125nm SE of Cordova at
1009mb Thu afternoon.



PKZ119-281230-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
350 PM AKDT Tue Oct 27 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TONIGHT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.

WED
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.

WED NIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

SAT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

SUN
N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.



PKZ120-281230-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
350 PM AKDT Tue Oct 27 2020

TONIGHT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

WED
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

WED NIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU AND THU NIGHT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.



PKZ121-281230-
Resurrection Bay-
350 PM AKDT Tue Oct 27 2020

TONIGHT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

WED
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.

WED NIGHT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.

THU
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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



PKZ125-281230-
Prince William Sound-
350 PM AKDT Tue Oct 27 2020

TONIGHT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SAT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ126-281230-
Port Valdez-
350 PM AKDT Tue Oct 27 2020

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

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

WED NIGHT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU AND THU NIGHT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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

SUN
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.



PKZ127-281230-
Valdez Narrows-
350 PM AKDT Tue Oct 27 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU AND THU NIGHT
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN
NE wind 40 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ128-281230-
Valdez Arm-
350 PM AKDT Tue Oct 27 2020

TONIGHT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

WED
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

WED NIGHT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU AND THU NIGHT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

SUN
NE wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ129-281230-
Passage Canal-
350 PM AKDT Tue Oct 27 2020

TONIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.

WED
W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
W wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.

THU
W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
W wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ130-281230-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
350 PM AKDT Tue Oct 27 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY


TONIGHT
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

WED
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU AND THU NIGHT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI
N wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ131-281230-
Barren Islands East-
350 PM AKDT Tue Oct 27 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY


TONIGHT
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

WED
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

THU
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.



PKZ132-281230-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
350 PM AKDT Tue Oct 27 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TONIGHT
W wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

WED
W wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU
W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.

SAT
N wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.

SUN
N wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.



PKZ136-281230-
Chiniak Bay-
350 PM AKDT Tue Oct 27 2020

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

WED
W wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 1 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.

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

THU NIGHT
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ137-281230-
Marmot Bay-
350 PM AKDT Tue Oct 27 2020

TONIGHT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED
W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ138-281230-
Shelikof Strait-
350 PM AKDT Tue Oct 27 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TONIGHT
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

WED
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI
NE wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.

SAT
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SUN
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ139-281230-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
350 PM AKDT Tue Oct 27 2020

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

WED
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI
N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

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



PKZ140-281230-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
350 PM AKDT Tue Oct 27 2020

TONIGHT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy freezing fog.

WED
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy freezing fog.

WED NIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.

THU AND THU NIGHT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN
N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ141-281230-
Kachemak Bay-
350 PM AKDT Tue Oct 27 2020

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

WED
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft.

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

FRI
N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.