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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK63 PAFC

FZAK63 PAFC 191309
OFFN12

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
409 AM AKST Wed Feb 19 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.

Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-

GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY


TODAY
SW wind 40 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
23 ft.

TONIGHT
S wind 25 kt becoming SE 40 kt after midnight. Seas 12
ft building to 17 ft after midnight. Snow and rain.

THU
SE wind 45 kt becoming S 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 17
ft. Rain showers.

THU NIGHT
SW wind 25 kt. Seas 17 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

GALE WARNING TODAY AND TONIGHT


TODAY
SW wind 20 kt early increasing to 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.

TONIGHT
SE wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas
11 ft building to 16 ft after midnight. Rain and snow.

THU
S wind 20 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain.

THU NIGHT
SW wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

TODAY
N wind 20 kt early shifting to S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Snow.

TONIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.

THU
S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray. Rain showers and
snow showers.

THU NIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Prince William Sound-

GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY


TODAY
E wind 40 kt early shifting to S wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft
building to 6 ft in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
SE wind 20 kt becoming E 35 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft building to 9 ft after midnight. Snow.

THU
SE wind 40 kt diminishing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas
10 ft subsiding to 6 ft in the afternoon. Rain showers and snow
showers.

THU NIGHT
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Port Valdez-

TODAY
W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow and rain.

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

THU
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow showers.

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

Valdez Narrows-

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
NE wind 20 kt early shifting to SW wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Snow and rain.

TONIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow.

THU
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow showers.

THU NIGHT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Arm-

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY


TODAY
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain and snow.

TONIGHT
Variable wind 15 kt becoming NE wind 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 ft. Snow and rain.

THU
E wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5
ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon. Rain showers and snow
showers.

THU NIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Passage Canal-

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY


TODAY
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain and snow
showers.

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

THU
E wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.

THU NIGHT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

GALE WARNING TONIGHT


TODAY
W wind 25 kt becoming SW 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8
ft subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon. Snow.

TONIGHT
E wind 40 kt diminishing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
14 ft. Freezing spray. Snow and rain.

THU
E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow and rain.

THU NIGHT
W wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Barren Islands East-

GALE WARNING TONIGHT


TODAY
W wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain and snow.

TONIGHT
SE wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain and snow.

THU
S wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain.

THU NIGHT
W wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY


TODAY
S wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.

TONIGHT
S wind 40 kt becoming SW 30 kt after midnight. Seas
15 ft. Rain.

THU
SW wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain.

THU NIGHT
W wind 35 kt. Seas 21 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TODAY
S wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft in the
afternoon. Snow.

TONIGHT
SE wind 30 kt becoming S 20 kt after midnight. Seas 10
ft subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. Rain and snow.

THU
S wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Marmot Bay-

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TODAY
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.

TONIGHT
SE wind 30 kt becoming S 20 kt after midnight. Seas 13
ft subsiding to 4 ft after midnight. Snow with rain.

THU
S wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain and snow.

THU NIGHT
W wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
SW wind 30 kt becoming SE 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7 ft
subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon. Snow.

TONIGHT
SE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain and snow.

THU
S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.

THU NIGHT
W wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY


TODAY
SW wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 9 ft subsiding to
6 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray.

TONIGHT
NE wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft. Freezing
spray. Snow.

THU
NE wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft. Freezing
spray. Snow showers and rain showers.

THU NIGHT
W wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

BRISK WIND ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY


TODAY
S wind 25 kt.

TONIGHT
E wind 15 kt becoming NE 30 kt after midnight.

THU
NE wind 25 kt. Snow showers.

THU NIGHT
NW wind 10 kt.

Kachemak Bay-

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TODAY
SW wind 20 kt becoming S 10 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to 30
kt developing in the morning. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 2 ft in the
afternoon. Freezing spray.

TONIGHT
SE wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.

THU
E wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers and snow.

THU NIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.