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CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
301 PM AKDT MON APR 20 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.

PKZ197-211130-
301 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A NORTH PACIFIC LOW WILL TRACK TO 180 NM SOUTHEAST OF SITKINAK
TUE NIGHT AT 980 MB. THIS LOW WILL THEN WEAKEN TO 989 MB AS IT
MOVES TO 400 NM EAST-SOUTHEAST OF SITKINAK WED AFTERNOON.

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PKZ119-211130-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
301 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING E 30 KT.
SEAS 9 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ120-211130-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
301 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT TOWARD MORNING.
SEAS 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING E 30 KT.
SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ121-211130-
RESURRECTION BAY-
301 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER SEAS S
OF CAINES HEAD. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. SNOW
AND RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. SNOW.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ125-211130-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
301 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ126-211130-
PORT VALDEZ-
301 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ127-211130-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
301 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ128-211130-
VALDEZ ARM-
301 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. SNOW.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ129-211130-
PASSAGE CANAL-
301 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI AND SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ130-211130-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
301 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT BY AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ131-211130-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
301 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
9 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ132-211130-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
301 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 13 FT BUILDING TO 19 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ136-211130-
CHINIAK BAY-
301 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ137-211130-
MARMOT BAY-
301 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 FT IN THE EVENING BUILDING TO 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ138-211130-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
301 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ139-211130-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
301 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ140-211130-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
301 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ141-211130-
KACHEMAK BAY-
301 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 6
FT. SNOW.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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