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FZAK51 PAFC 180811
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1211 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

UPDATED ZONES 125 AND 129

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.

PKZ197-182115-
1211 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A WEATHER FRONT OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF WILL REACH THE NORTH
GULF COAST BY SAT MORNING. ANOTHER WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE SOUTHWEST GULF SUN MORNING AND REACH THE NORTH GULF COAST SUN
AFTERNOON. A 980 MB LOW 100 NM SOUTH OF CHIGNIK SAT EVENING WILL
MOVE INLAND NEAR CHIGNIK EARLY SUN MORNING.

$$

PKZ119-182115-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
1211 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...STORM WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
15 FT BUILDING TO 21 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...SE WIND 50 KT DIMINISHING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
21 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ120-182115-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
1211 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 50 KT IN THE EVENING THEN
DIMINISHING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 22 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 20 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ121-182115-
RESURRECTION BAY-
1211 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

$$

PKZ125-182115-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
1211 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...STORM WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 50 KT. SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 10
FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
10 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ126-182115-
PORT VALDEZ-
1211 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING E 10 KT. SEAS
2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-182115-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
1211 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ128-182115-
VALDEZ ARM-
1211 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-182115-
PASSAGE CANAL-
1211 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 FT.
SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ130-182115-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
1211 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 50 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 14 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE AND WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ131-182115-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
1211 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 50 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 21 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ132-182115-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
1211 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT IN THE EVENING EXCEPT SE 40 KT N OF
DANGEROUS CAPE...BECOMING S 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 19 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ136-182115-
CHINIAK BAY-
1211 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ137-182115-
MARMOT BAY-
1211 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 40 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
14 FT SUBSIDING TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
7 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ138-182115-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
1211 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ139-182115-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
1211 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS
11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
8 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ140-182115-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
1211 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
7 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-182115-
KACHEMAK BAY-
1211 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT EXCEPT 35 KT NEAR THE OUTER BAY. SEAS
5 FT EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR THE OUTER BAY.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE AND WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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