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FZAK51 PAFC 241148
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
348 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

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.

PKZ197-250030-
348 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN GULF WILL WEAKEN THIS
AFTERNOON. A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE SOUTHERN GULF FRI
MORNING AND THEN MOVE TO THE CENTRAL GULF BY SAT MORNING. A 977
MB LOW WILL MOVE TO 100 NM S OF SITKINAK EARLY SAT MORNING.

$$

PKZ119-250030-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
348 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7
FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN AND MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ120-250030-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
348 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ121-250030-
RESURRECTION BAY-
348 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

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

$$

PKZ125-250030-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
348 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-250030-
PORT VALDEZ-
348 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

.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.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-250030-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
348 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-250030-
VALDEZ ARM-
348 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

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

$$

PKZ129-250030-
PASSAGE CANAL-
348 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN 
AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-250030-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
348 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ131-250030-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
348 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 
7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ132-250030-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
348 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN AND MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ136-250030-
CHINIAK BAY-
348 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. 
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-250030-
MARMOT BAY-
348 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-250030-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
348 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ139-250030-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
348 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ140-250030-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
348 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-250030-
KACHEMAK BAY-
348 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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