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CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
320 AM AKDT MON MAY 4 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.

PKZ197-050000-
320 AM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE GULF OF ALASKA THROUGH LATE
TUE. A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE SOUTHWEST GULF OF ALASKA
TUE AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-050000-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
320 AM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT AND TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ120-050000-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
320 AM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ121-050000-
RESURRECTION BAY-
320 AM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

$$

PKZ125-050000-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
320 AM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-050000-
PORT VALDEZ-
320 AM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

$$

PKZ127-050000-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
320 AM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 10 KT SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-050000-
VALDEZ ARM-
320 AM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-050000-
PASSAGE CANAL-
320 AM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...W WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. GUSTS TO 20 KT NEAR WHITTIER IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 1 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-050000-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
320 AM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ131-050000-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
320 AM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ132-050000-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
320 AM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ136-050000-
CHINIAK BAY-
320 AM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-050000-
MARMOT BAY-
320 AM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-050000-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
320 AM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-050000-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
320 AM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ140-050000-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
320 AM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT TOWARD MORNING.
SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT TOWARD MORNING.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-050000-
KACHEMAK BAY-
320 AM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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