Coastal Waters Forecast
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FZAK51 PAFC 051121
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
321 AM 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.

PKZ197-060015-
321 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GULF OF ALASKA WILL MOVE TO THE EASTERN
GULF WED MORNING. A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE TO THE WESTERN GULF
OF ALASKA TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND SHIFT EASTWARD THROUGH LATE WED.
A 1008 MB LOW WILL DEVELOP NEAR SITKINAK WED AFTERNOON AND MOVE
OVER THE ALASKA PENINSULA LATE WED.

$$

PKZ119-060015-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
321 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ120-060015-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
321 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ121-060015-
RESURRECTION BAY-
321 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.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 THROUGH SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-060015-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
321 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-060015-
PORT VALDEZ-
321 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE LESS THAN 10 KT BY
LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 1 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-060015-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
321 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-060015-
VALDEZ ARM-
321 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

$$

PKZ129-060015-
PASSAGE CANAL-
321 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.TONIGHT AND WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ130-060015-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
321 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ131-060015-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
321 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ132-060015-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
321 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...

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

$$

PKZ136-060015-
CHINIAK BAY-
321 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-060015-
MARMOT BAY-
321 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO E 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-060015-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
321 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ139-060015-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
321 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ140-060015-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
321 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-060015-
KACHEMAK BAY-
321 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$



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