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FZAK51 PAFC 052318
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
318 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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.

PKZ197-061245-
318 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 1010 MB LOW NEAR CHIGNIK WILL MOVE TO 70 NM SOUTHEAST OF
SITKINAK LATE TONIGHT. THIS LOW WILL MOVE TO 50 NM WEST OF
SITKINAK LATE WED NIGHT AND DEEPEN TO 1006 MB THEN TO NEAR PORT
HEIDEN THU AFTERNOON AT 1003 MB.

$$

PKZ119-061245-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
318 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON S OF
MIDDLETON ISLAND. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ120-061245-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
318 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ121-061245-
RESURRECTION BAY-
318 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-061245-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
318 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 30 KT NEAR HINCHINBROOK ENTRANCE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-061245-
PORT VALDEZ-
318 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-061245-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
318 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-061245-
VALDEZ ARM-
318 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING SW LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-061245-
PASSAGE CANAL-
318 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-061245-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
318 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ131-061245-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
318 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10
FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ132-061245-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
318 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT EXCEPT SOUTH 15 KT S OF DANGEROUS CAPE. SEAS
8 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ136-061245-
CHINIAK BAY-
318 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-061245-
MARMOT BAY-
318 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-061245-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
318 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ139-061245-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
318 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ140-061245-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
318 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-061245-
KACHEMAK BAY-
318 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$



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