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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK51 PAFC

FZAK51 PAFC 130000
CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
400 PM AKDT Wed Aug 12 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.

PKZ197-131300-
400 PM AKDT Wed Aug 12 2020
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...A front moves across the southern Gulf through Fri
afternoon. A series of weak low centers travel along the front
through Fri afternoon.



PKZ119-131300-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
400 PM AKDT Wed Aug 12 2020

TONIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU THROUGH FRI
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SUN AND MON
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ120-131300-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
400 PM AKDT Wed Aug 12 2020

TONIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU NIGHT AND FRI
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SUN THROUGH MON
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ121-131300-
Resurrection Bay-
400 PM AKDT Wed Aug 12 2020

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

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

THU NIGHT
S wind 10 kt becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI NIGHT AND SAT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON
S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ125-131300-
Prince William Sound-
400 PM AKDT Wed Aug 12 2020

TONIGHT
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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

FRI NIGHT
NW 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.



PKZ126-131300-
Port Valdez-
400 PM AKDT Wed Aug 12 2020

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

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

FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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



PKZ127-131300-
Valdez Narrows-
400 PM AKDT Wed Aug 12 2020

TONIGHT
SW wind 15 kt becoming NE 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft.

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

FRI NIGHT AND SAT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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



PKZ128-131300-
Valdez Arm-
400 PM AKDT Wed Aug 12 2020

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

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

FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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



PKZ129-131300-
Passage Canal-
400 PM AKDT Wed Aug 12 2020

TONIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt early becoming W. Seas 2 ft.

THU
W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
E wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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

FRI NIGHT AND SAT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ130-131300-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
400 PM AKDT Wed Aug 12 2020

TONIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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

FRI NIGHT
W wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SAT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

MON
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ131-131300-
Barren Islands East-
400 PM AKDT Wed Aug 12 2020

TONIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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

FRI
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SUN
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.

MON
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.



PKZ132-131300-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
400 PM AKDT Wed Aug 12 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU
E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

SAT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

SUN
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 7 ft.

MON
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ136-131300-
Chiniak Bay-
400 PM AKDT Wed Aug 12 2020

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

THU
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog.

THU NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

MON
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ137-131300-
Marmot Bay-
400 PM AKDT Wed Aug 12 2020

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

THU
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog.

THU NIGHT
E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
NW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

MON
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ138-131300-
Shelikof Strait-
400 PM AKDT Wed Aug 12 2020

TONIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU
Variable wind 10 kt becoming NE 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft building to 6 ft in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT AND FRI
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

MON
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ139-131300-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
400 PM AKDT Wed Aug 12 2020

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

THU
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 ft.

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

FRI NIGHT
W wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ140-131300-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
400 PM AKDT Wed Aug 12 2020

TONIGHT
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog.

THU
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog.

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

FRI NIGHT
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ141-131300-
Kachemak Bay-
400 PM AKDT Wed Aug 12 2020

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

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

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

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

SAT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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