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FZAK51 PAFC 061140
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
340 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 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.

PKZ197-070015-
340 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 1011 MB LOW NEAR SITKINAK WILL MOVE OVER PORT HEIDEN WHILE
STRENGTHENING TO 1003 MB THIS AFTERNOON. THIS LOW THEN GRADUALLY
WEAKENS WHILE REMAINING STATIONARY THROUGH THU AND DISSIPATES
LATE THU. A 998 MB LOW MOVES TO 370 NM SOUTH OF PRINCE WILLIAM
SOUND LATE THU.

$$

PKZ119-070015-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
340 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ120-070015-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
340 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ121-070015-
RESURRECTION BAY-
340 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS
AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER
SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-070015-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
340 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-070015-
PORT VALDEZ-
340 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-070015-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
340 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-070015-
VALDEZ ARM-
340 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-070015-
PASSAGE CANAL-
340 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-070015-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
340 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO NE 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ131-070015-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
340 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO NE 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT BY LATE EVENING.
NEAR THE BARREN ISLANDS...NE WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ132-070015-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
340 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N OF DANGEROUS CAPE...E WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT
IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. S OF DANGEROUS CAPE...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING
S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ136-070015-
CHINIAK BAY-
340 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-070015-
MARMOT BAY-
340 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT BY LATE EVENING.
SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-070015-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
340 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT DURING THE MORNING.
SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 14 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ139-070015-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
340 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ140-070015-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
340 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-070015-
KACHEMAK BAY-
340 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT
BY AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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