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


FZAK51 PAFC 232256
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
256 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 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.

PKZ197-241130-
256 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

AN AREA OF WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL RESIDE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF
THROUGH TUE NIGHT. MEANWHILE HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
THE SOUTHERN GULF.

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PKZ119-241130-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
256 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ120-241130-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
256 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ121-241130-
RESURRECTION BAY-
256 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ125-241130-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
256 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT THROUGH BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT THROUGH BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ126-241130-
PORT VALDEZ-
256 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ127-241130-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
256 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ128-241130-
VALDEZ ARM-
256 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ129-241130-
PASSAGE CANAL-
256 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY...
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 3
FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ130-241130-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
256 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ131-241130-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
256 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ132-241130-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
256 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ136-241130-
CHINIAK BAY-
256 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ137-241130-
MARMOT BAY-
256 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ138-241130-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
256 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ139-241130-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
256 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ140-241130-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
256 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING W 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ141-241130-
KACHEMAK BAY-
256 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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