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FZAK51 PAFC 052259
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 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.

PKZ197-061130-
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A FRONT OVER THE NORTHERN GULF OF ALASKA MOVES INLAND LATE
TONIGHT. A 986 MB NORTH PACIFIC LOW ENTERS THE GULF OF ALASKA 210
NM SOUTH OF SITKINAK FRI MORNING AND MOVES TO 130 NM SOUTHWEST OF
YAKUTAT SAT MORNING AT 1005 MB...THEN MOVES INLAND 130 NM
SOUTHEAST OF YAKUTAT SAT AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-061130-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
14 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ120-061130-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO S WIND 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ121-061130-
RESURRECTION BAY-
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS
AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF
CAINES HEAD. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S
OF CAINES HEAD.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-061130-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT NEAR THE HINCHINBROOK
ENTRANCE IN THE EVENING. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN AND MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-061130-
PORT VALDEZ-
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE WIND LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-061130-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-061130-
VALDEZ ARM-
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE WIND 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-061130-
PASSAGE CANAL-
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-061130-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT BECOMING E 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 11
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ131-061130-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING S 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
11 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ132-061130-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ136-061130-
CHINIAK BAY-
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ137-061130-
MARMOT BAY-
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ138-061130-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT
SUBSIDING. RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-061130-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9
FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ140-061130-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON AND TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.


$$

PKZ141-061130-
KACHEMAK BAY-
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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