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FZAK51 PAFC 281144
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
344 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 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.

PKZ197-290015-
344 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 990 MB LOW 305 NM SOUTH OF MIDDLETON ISLAND WILL MOVE TO 380 NM
SOUTHEAST OF MIDDLETON ISLAND NOON TODAY AT 998 MB...THEN
DISSIPATE THIS AFTERNOON. A 980 MB LOW NEAR SITKA THIS MORNING
WILL MOVE TO 55 NM NORTH OF MIDDLETON ISLAND LATE THIS EVENING AT
992 MB. A 993 MB LOW 210 NM SOUTHWEST OF KODIAK ISLAND WED MORNING
WILL MOVE TO 80 NM SOUTH OF SITKA WED AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-290015-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
344 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 25 KT BY LATE MORNING. SEAS 7
FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR THE
COAST...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ120-290015-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
344 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES BY
MIDDAY. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ121-290015-
RESURRECTION BAY-
344 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT BY LATE MORNING. GUSTS
TO 30 KT DEVELOPING DURING THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-290015-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
344 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-290015-
PORT VALDEZ-
344 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

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

$$

PKZ127-290015-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
344 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-290015-
VALDEZ ARM-
344 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING E BY LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.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.

$$

PKZ129-290015-
PASSAGE CANAL-
344 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...W WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT DEVELOPING
NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO
25 KT NEAR WHITTIER DURING THE EARLY EVENING. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 25 KT NEAR WHITTIER DURING THE EARLY MORNING. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU AND FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-290015-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
344 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...W WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU AND FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ131-290015-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
344 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT BY EARLY AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ132-290015-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
344 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING NW DURING THE MORNING. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ136-290015-
CHINIAK BAY-
344 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-290015-
MARMOT BAY-
344 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-290015-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
344 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...SW WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ139-290015-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
344 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-290015-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
344 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-290015-
KACHEMAK BAY-
344 AM AKDT TUE APR 28 2015

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

$$



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