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FZAK51 PAFC 251153
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
353 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

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.

PKZ197-260045-
353 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
AN AREA OF WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL RESIDE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF
THROUGH THU AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE
NORTHERN GULF THU NIGHT.

$$

PKZ119-260045-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
353 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. NORTH WINDS TO 25 KT OUT OF THE COPPER
RIVER DELTA. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ120-260045-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
353 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ121-260045-
RESURRECTION BAY-
353 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 10 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-260045-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
353 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-260045-
PORT VALDEZ-
353 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-260045-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
353 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW WIND 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-260045-
VALDEZ ARM-
353 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

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

$$

PKZ129-260045-
PASSAGE CANAL-
353 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 25 KT NEAR WHITTIER IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT NEAR WHITTIER AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 35 KT NEAR WHITTIER IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-260045-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
353 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ131-260045-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
353 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ132-260045-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
353 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ136-260045-
CHINIAK BAY-
353 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-260045-
MARMOT BAY-
353 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ138-260045-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
353 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ139-260045-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
353 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ140-260045-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
353 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-260045-
KACHEMAK BAY-
353 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...SW WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING W 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$


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