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FZAK51 PAFC 062356
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
256 PM AKST FRI MAR 6 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.

PKZ197-071315-
256 PM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A COLD WEATHER FRONT WILL CROSS THE WESTERN GULF SAT MORNING AND
MOVE THROUGH THE CENTRAL GULF SUN MORNING.

$$

PKZ119-071315-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
256 PM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT...EXCEPT 25 KT NORTH OF MIDDLETON ISLAND.
SEAS 12 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT NORTH OF MIDDLETON ISLAND. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ120-071315-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
256 PM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ121-071315-
RESURRECTION BAY-
256 PM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE WIND 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ125-071315-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
256 PM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ126-071315-
PORT VALDEZ-
256 PM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ127-071315-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
256 PM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY
FOG. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ128-071315-
VALDEZ ARM-
256 PM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ129-071315-
PASSAGE CANAL-
256 PM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-071315-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
256 PM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...S WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ131-071315-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
256 PM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ132-071315-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
256 PM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW WIND 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ136-071315-
CHINIAK BAY-
256 PM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ137-071315-
MARMOT BAY-
256 PM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-071315-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
256 PM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ139-071315-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
256 PM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ140-071315-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
256 PM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT. SNOW AND
RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-071315-
KACHEMAK BAY-
256 PM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

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