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


FZAK51 PAFC 021146
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
346 AM AKDT THU OCT 2 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.

PKZ197-030115-
346 AM AKDT THU OCT 2 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 987 MB LOW 340 NM SOUTH OF KODIAK WILL RAPIDLY STRENGTHEN TO 971
MB THIS AFTERNOON 230 NM SOUTH OF KODIAK...THEN TRACK TO 80 NM
NORTHEAST OF MIDDLETON ISLAND AT 987 MB FRIDAY EVENING BEFORE
MOVING INLAND. WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL THEN REMAIN OVER THE
NORTHWEST GULF COAST THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

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PKZ119-030115-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
346 AM AKDT THU OCT 2 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
7 FT BUILDING TO 13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 20 FT DURING THE
EVENING. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ120-030115-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
346 AM AKDT THU OCT 2 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
9 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 14
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ121-030115-
RESURRECTION BAY-
346 AM AKDT THU OCT 2 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...
.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ125-030115-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
346 AM AKDT THU OCT 2 2014
.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT BY AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ126-030115-
PORT VALDEZ-
346 AM AKDT THU OCT 2 2014
.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT DURING THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ127-030115-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
346 AM AKDT THU OCT 2 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...
.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT BY AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ128-030115-
VALDEZ ARM-
346 AM AKDT THU OCT 2 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...
.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT BY AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ129-030115-
PASSAGE CANAL-
346 AM AKDT THU OCT 2 2014
.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ130-030115-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
346 AM AKDT THU OCT 2 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...
.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ131-030115-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
346 AM AKDT THU OCT 2 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT BY AFTERNOON. SEAS 16
FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 20 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ132-030115-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
346 AM AKDT THU OCT 2 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT BY MIDDAY. SEAS 21 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 22 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ136-030115-
CHINIAK BAY-
346 AM AKDT THU OCT 2 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT BECOMING N 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9
FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ137-030115-
MARMOT BAY-
346 AM AKDT THU OCT 2 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ138-030115-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
346 AM AKDT THU OCT 2 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...
.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ139-030115-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
346 AM AKDT THU OCT 2 2014
.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ140-030115-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
346 AM AKDT THU OCT 2 2014
.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ141-030115-
KACHEMAK BAY-
346 AM AKDT THU OCT 2 2014
.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT BY AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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