Marine Forecast for the North Gulf Coast, Kodiak Island, and Cook Inlet


FZAK51 PAFC 221300
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
400 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

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.

PKZ197-230215-
400 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A COMPLEX LOW AROUND 1001 MB OVER THE WESTERN GULF WILL SLOWLY
WEAKEN IN PLACE AND DISSIPATE BY TUE MORNING. A NORTH PACIFIC LOW
WILL STRENGTHEN TO 978 MB 380 NM SOUTHEAST OF YAKUTAT TUE MORNING
AND MOVE INLAND AROUND 992 MB JUST NE OF HAIDA GWAII WED MORNING.

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PKZ119-230215-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
400 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ120-230215-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
400 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ121-230215-
RESURRECTION BAY-
400 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014
.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S
OF CAINES HEAD. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
400 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014
.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PORT VALDEZ-
400 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014
.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ127-230215-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
400 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014
.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ128-230215-
VALDEZ ARM-
400 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014
.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ129-230215-
PASSAGE CANAL-
400 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014
.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
400 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014
.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ131-230215-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
400 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TODAY...WEST WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ132-230215-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
400 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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CHINIAK BAY-
400 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014
.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ137-230215-
MARMOT BAY-
400 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014
.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ138-230215-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
400 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014
.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ139-230215-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
400 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014
.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ140-230215-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
400 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014
.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ141-230215-
KACHEMAK BAY-
400 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014
.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT AND TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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