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FZAK51 PAFC 032247
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
247 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 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.

PKZ197-041215-
247 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE GULF OF ALASKA THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON. A WEAK LOW PRESSURE TROUGH MOVES TO NEAR KODIAK ISLAND
TUESDAY.

$$

PKZ119-041215-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
247 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ120-041215-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
247 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ121-041215-
RESURRECTION BAY-
247 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

$$

PKZ125-041215-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
247 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-041215-
PORT VALDEZ-
247 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

$$

PKZ127-041215-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
247 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING N WIND 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-041215-
VALDEZ ARM-
247 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-041215-
PASSAGE CANAL-
247 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

$$

PKZ130-041215-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
247 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ131-041215-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
247 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ132-041215-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
247 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ136-041215-
CHINIAK BAY-
247 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-041215-
MARMOT BAY-
247 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-041215-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
247 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NE WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-041215-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
247 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ140-041215-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
247 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-041215-
KACHEMAK BAY-
247 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 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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