FZAK51 PAFC 262312
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 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.

PKZ197-271230-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A FRONT ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST WILL DISSIPATE THIS EVENING. A
983 MB COMPLEX LOW WITH MULTIPLE CENTERS 150 NM SOUTH OF THE
ALASKA PENINSULA WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY AND DISSIPATE FRI
EVENING. A 974 MB LOW 390 NM SOUTHEAST OF CHIGNIK FRI AFTERNOON
WILL WEAKEN TO 980 MB 220 NM SOUTHEAST OF KODIAK CITY SAT
AFTERNOON.

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PKZ119-271230-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
10 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ120-271230-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ121-271230-
RESURRECTION BAY-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN AND
SNOW.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF
CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-271230-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ126-271230-
PORT VALDEZ-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-271230-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-271230-
VALDEZ ARM-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-271230-
PASSAGE CANAL-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT THROUGH MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-271230-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT IN THE EVENING. 
SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ131-271230-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ132-271230-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ136-271230-
CHINIAK BAY-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-271230-
MARMOT BAY-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ138-271230-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 7
FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ139-271230-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 6
FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ140-271230-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT SUBSIDING
TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE
WATERS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-271230-
KACHEMAK BAY-
312 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.

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