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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK51 PAFC

FZAK51 PAFC 232354
CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
354 PM AKDT Thu May 23 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.

PKZ197-241300-
354 PM AKDT Thu May 23 2019
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 1014 mb low 130 nm southwest of Middleton will move to 230 nm
southeast of Middleton Fri morning at 1021 mb then dissipate. A
front will move into the Gulf from the southwest Fri afternoon
through Sat afternoon.



PKZ119-241300-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
354 PM AKDT Thu May 23 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY


TONIGHT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 12 ft.

FRI
W wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.

FRI NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.

SAT
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

SUN
SE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

MON
S wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

TUE
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.



PKZ120-241300-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
354 PM AKDT Thu May 23 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TONIGHT
NE wind 15 kt becoming NW after midnight. Seas 12 ft.

FRI
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

SUN
SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

MON
S wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

TUE
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.



PKZ121-241300-
Resurrection Bay-
354 PM AKDT Thu May 23 2019

TONIGHT
S wind increasing to 15 kt becoming variable wind 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
Variable wind 10 kt becoming S 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
S wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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

SUN
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON THROUGH TUE
S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ125-241300-
Prince William Sound-
354 PM AKDT Thu May 23 2019

TONIGHT
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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

SAT
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON THROUGH TUE
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ126-241300-
Port Valdez-
354 PM AKDT Thu May 23 2019

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

FRI
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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

MON THROUGH TUE
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ127-241300-
Valdez Narrows-
354 PM AKDT Thu May 23 2019

TONIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft.

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

SAT
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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

MON THROUGH TUE
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ128-241300-
Valdez Arm-
354 PM AKDT Thu May 23 2019

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

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

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

SAT
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON THROUGH TUE
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ129-241300-
Passage Canal-
354 PM AKDT Thu May 23 2019

TONIGHT
E wind 10 kt becoming W after midnight. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
Variable wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI NIGHT
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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



PKZ130-241300-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
354 PM AKDT Thu May 23 2019

TONIGHT
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT AND SAT NIGHT
E wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.

SUN
E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

MON THROUGH TUE
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ131-241300-
Barren Islands East-
354 PM AKDT Thu May 23 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TONIGHT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 12 ft.

FRI
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
E wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft.

SUN
SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

MON THROUGH TUE
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ132-241300-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
354 PM AKDT Thu May 23 2019

GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
W wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 11 ft.

FRI
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI NIGHT
E wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt after midnight. Seas 7
ft building to 13 ft after midnight.

SAT
SE wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.

SUN THROUGH TUE
S wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.



PKZ136-241300-
Chiniak Bay-
354 PM AKDT Thu May 23 2019

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

FRI
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SE 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SAT
E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN
S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

MON THROUGH TUE
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ137-241300-
Marmot Bay-
354 PM AKDT Thu May 23 2019

TONIGHT
W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.

SAT
E wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

SUN
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

MON THROUGH TUE
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ138-241300-
Shelikof Strait-
354 PM AKDT Thu May 23 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE wind 15 kt in the evening becoming SW. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI NIGHT
E wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 4
ft building to 8 ft after midnight.

SAT
E wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

SUN THROUGH TUE
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.



PKZ139-241300-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
354 PM AKDT Thu May 23 2019

TONIGHT
NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming S 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
S wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.

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

SAT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SUN
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

MON THROUGH TUE
S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ140-241300-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
354 PM AKDT Thu May 23 2019

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

FRI
S wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.

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

SUN
E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

MON THROUGH TUE
S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ141-241300-
Kachemak Bay-
354 PM AKDT Thu May 23 2019

TONIGHT
SW wind 15 kt becoming SE 10 kt after midnight. Seas 4
ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight.

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

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

SAT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON THROUGH TUE
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.