FZAK51 PAFC 282320
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 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.

PKZ197-291245-
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A WEAKENING FRONT ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST MOVES INLAND THROUGH 
EARLY THIS EVENING. A STRONG FRONT MOVES INTO THE SOUTHERN GULF
BY FRI NIGHT AND REACHES THE NORTH GULF COAST SAT. THE ASSOCIATED
984 MB LOW WITH THIS FRONT WILL BE 260 NM SOUTH OF SITKINAK FRI
EVENING...THEN WEAKENS TO 988 MB NEAR 50 NM SOUTH OF KODIAK CITY 
SAT AFTERNOON.

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PKZ119-291245-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 50 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ120-291245-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ121-291245-
RESURRECTION BAY-
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF
CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ125-291245-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ126-291245-
PORT VALDEZ-
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ127-291245-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ128-291245-
VALDEZ ARM-
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

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

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PKZ129-291245-
PASSAGE CANAL-
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

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

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

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PKZ130-291245-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ131-291245-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ132-291245-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ136-291245-
CHINIAK BAY-
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ137-291245-
MARMOT BAY-
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ138-291245-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ139-291245-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ140-291245-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ141-291245-
KACHEMAK BAY-
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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