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CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
308 PM AKDT SUN APR 26 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.

PKZ197-271215-
308 PM AKDT SUN APR 26 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 982 MB LOW 225 NM SOUTHEAST OF SITKINAK WILL MOVE TO 200 NM
SOUTHWEST OF SITKA AT 998 MB TUE AFTERNOON.

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PKZ119-271215-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
308 PM AKDT SUN APR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
16 FT SUBSIDING TO 12 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10
FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
11 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ120-271215-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
308 PM AKDT SUN APR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
13 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ121-271215-
RESURRECTION BAY-
308 PM AKDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER
SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ125-271215-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
308 PM AKDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2
FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ126-271215-
PORT VALDEZ-
308 PM AKDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ127-271215-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
308 PM AKDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ128-271215-
VALDEZ ARM-
308 PM AKDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE BY LATE EVENING. SEAS 2
FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ129-271215-
PASSAGE CANAL-
308 PM AKDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ130-271215-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
308 PM AKDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT BY LATE EVENING.
SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT THROUGH THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ131-271215-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
308 PM AKDT SUN APR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ132-271215-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
308 PM AKDT SUN APR 26 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF
DANGEROUS CAPE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ136-271215-
CHINIAK BAY-
308 PM AKDT SUN APR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ137-271215-
MARMOT BAY-
308 PM AKDT SUN APR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ138-271215-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
308 PM AKDT SUN APR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT IN THE EVENING DIMINISHING TO NE 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT THROUGH THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ139-271215-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
308 PM AKDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ140-271215-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
308 PM AKDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

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PKZ141-271215-
KACHEMAK BAY-
308 PM AKDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT THROUGH THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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