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


FZAK51 PAFC 302331
CWFAER

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
331 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 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.

PKZ197-311245-
331 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 979 MB LOW 160 NM EAST OF MIDDLETON ISLAND WILL BROADEN INTO A
LARGE TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE ALONG THE NORTHEAST GULF COAST ON
MON. THIS TROUGH CONSOLIDATES INTO A 997 MB LOW 150 NM SOUTH OF
KETCHIKAN TUE MORNING WHICH CONTINUES INTO THE NORTH PACIFIC.
HIGH PRESSURE SLOWLY BUILDS INTO THE GULF THROUGH TUE AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ119-311245-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
331 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER DELTA
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ120-311245-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
331 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ121-311245-
RESURRECTION BAY-
331 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...GALE WARNING MONDAY...
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ125-311245-
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
331 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ126-311245-
PORT VALDEZ-
331 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT NEAR THE PORT IN THE
EARLY EVENING. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT NEAR THE PORT IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ127-311245-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
331 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...GALE WARNING MONDAY...
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 40 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ128-311245-
VALDEZ ARM-
331 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ129-311245-
PASSAGE CANAL-
331 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...
.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT NEAR WHITTIER INCREASING
TO 45 KT TOWARD MORNING. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT NEAR WHITTIER DIMINISHING TO
40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ130-311245-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
331 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ131-311245-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
331 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ132-311245-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
331 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ136-311245-
CHINIAK BAY-
331 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ137-311245-
MARMOT BAY-
331 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ138-311245-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
331 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT NORTH END OF THE
STRAIT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT...EXCEPT 40 KT NORTH END OF THE STRAIT IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ139-311245-
COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-
331 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ140-311245-
COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-
331 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ141-311245-
KACHEMAK BAY-
331 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...
.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$