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  • The way you find your Alaska coastal waters marine forecasts for the Gulf of Alaska, North Pacific, and Bering Sea is changing. Changes may include new names, new numbers, or entirely new zones. These changes will improve the way the Anchorage NWS Forecast Office serves our marine weather customers and are to take effect October 1, 2013. Preview Zone Boundaries Here.
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FZAK51 PAFC 201157
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
357 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 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.

PKZ197-210045-
357 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 980 MB LOW 250 NM S OF MIDDLETON ISLAND WILL WEAKEN TO 990 MB
AS IT MOVES TO 330 NM S OF MIDDLETON ISLAND SUN AFTERNOON...THEN
CONTINUE TO WEAKEN AS IT TRACKS INTO THE NORTHEAST PACIFIC MON
AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-210045-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
357 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT BY LATE MORNING. SEAS
16 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
14 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ120-210045-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
357 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT BUILDING TO 16
FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ121-210045-
RESURRECTION BAY-
357 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER
SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.MON NIGHT THROUGH THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-210045-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
357 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
30 KT NEAR HINCHINBROOK ENTRANCE DURING THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 10 KT DURING THE EVENING. SEAS
3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED AND THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-210045-
PORT VALDEZ-
357 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-210045-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
357 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-210045-
VALDEZ ARM-
357 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-210045-
PASSAGE CANAL-
357 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.MON THROUGH THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-210045-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
357 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ131-210045-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
357 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
15 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ132-210045-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
357 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ136-210045-
CHINIAK BAY-
357 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
10 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-210045-
MARMOT BAY-
357 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-210045-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
357 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ139-210045-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
357 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ140-210045-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
357 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED AND THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PKZ141-210045-
KACHEMAK BAY-
357 AM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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