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CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
634 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

UPDATED AREA 121

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.

PKZ197-190315-
634 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 975 MB LOW 195 NM SOUTHWEST OF KODIAK CITY WILL MOVE TO 50 NM
SOUTHWEST OF YAKUTAT AT 980 MB LATE TONIGHT. AS PART OF THE SAME
LOW COMPLEX A NEW CENTER WILL DEVELOP 100 NM SOUTHEAST OF SEWARD 
AT 975 MB THIS AFTERNOON AND MOVE TO 70 NM SOUTHWEST OF CAPE
SUCKLING AT 986 MB LATE FRIDAY MORNING BEFORE DISSIPATING AND
MOVING INLAND FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-190315-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
634 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TODAY...E WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. 
SEAS 18 FT. RAIN. 
.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
SEAS 15 FT. RAIN. 
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 
13 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. 
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. 
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT. 
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ120-190315-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
634 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...
.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN. 
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO N 20 KT BY MIDNIGHT. 
SEAS 13 FT. RAIN. 
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 10 FT. RAIN. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. 
.SAT THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ121-190315-
RESURRECTION BAY-
634 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...
.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT BY AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN. 
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE  LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-190315-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
634 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...
.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO NE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. 
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN. 
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-190315-
PORT VALDEZ-
634 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014
.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN. 
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN. 
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-190315-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
634 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...
.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. 
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN. 
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN. 
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  SEAS
3 FT. RAIN. 
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-190315-
VALDEZ ARM-
634 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...
.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. 
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN. 
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE  LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-190315-
PASSAGE CANAL-
634 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014
.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN. 
.TONIGHT AND FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.  SEAS 1 FT.
RAIN. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SUN...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-190315-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
634 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...
.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN. 
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SUN AND MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ131-190315-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
634 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...
.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO NW 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. 
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN. 
.FRI...W WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 10 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. 
.SAT THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ132-190315-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
634 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...
.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. 
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. 
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. 
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. 
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 
.SUN AND MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ136-190315-
CHINIAK BAY-
634 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014
.TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. 
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT. 
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE  LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SUN AND MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-190315-
MARMOT BAY-
634 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014
.TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT BY AFTERNOON.  SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  SEAS
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ138-190315-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
634 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014
.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING W 20 KT BY AFTERNOON.  SEAS 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SAT THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ139-190315-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
634 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...
.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN. 
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO NW 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING. RAIN. 
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ140-190315-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
634 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...
.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN. 
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO NW 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING. RAIN. 
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SAT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ141-190315-
KACHEMAK BAY-
634 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...
.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON...
STRONGEST ALONG THE OUTER BAY. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN. 
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING. RAIN. 
.FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$


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