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FZAK51 PAFC 091300
CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
400 AM AKST Sun Dec 9 2018

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.

PKZ197-100215-
400 AM AKST Sun Dec 9 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A front enters the Southwestern Gulf Sun morning and moves onshore
of the north Gulf coast Sun night. A second front enters the western
Gulf Mon morning and moves to the north Gulf coast by Tue morning.
A 967 mb low 80 nm East of Chignik Mon afternoon moves to 90 nm
south of Seward at 970 mb for Tue morning.

$$

PKZ119-100215-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
400 AM AKST Sun Dec 9 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW wind 25 kt becoming S 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 12 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 35 kt becoming S 20 kt after midnight.
Near the coast, SE wind 25 kt becoming E 40 kt around midnight.
Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.MON...S wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.WED...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.THU...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 17 ft.

$$

PKZ120-100215-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
400 AM AKST Sun Dec 9 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt midday, then
becoming SE 25 kt late. Seas 12 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 35 kt becoming SW 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 13 ft.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE...W wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.WED...E wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

PKZ121-100215-
Resurrection Bay-
400 AM AKST Sun Dec 9 2018

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt becoming S 15 kt toward morning.
Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 15 kt
late. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ125-100215-
Prince William Sound-
400 AM AKST Sun Dec 9 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW wind 20 kt becoming Variable 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Snow showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind increasing to 35 kt. Seas 2 ft building to
7 ft after midnight. Snow and rain.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ126-100215-
Port Valdez-
400 AM AKST Sun Dec 9 2018

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
Snow and rain showers.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming
E 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt
in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Snow with rain.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-100215-
Valdez Narrows-
400 AM AKST Sun Dec 9 2018

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt becoming NE in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft. Snow showers.
.TONIGHT...NE wind increasing to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow with rain.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ128-100215-
Valdez Arm-
400 AM AKST Sun Dec 9 2018

.TODAY...SW wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind increasing to 20 kt. Seas building to 4 ft.
Snow and rain.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ129-100215-
Passage Canal-
400 AM AKST Sun Dec 9 2018

.TODAY...W wind 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the morning
becoming variable less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.MON...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain and snow.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-100215-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
400 AM AKST Sun Dec 9 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW wind 25 kt becoming S 10 kt by late morning,
then increasing to E 30 kt during the afternoon. Seas 7 ft.
Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 13 ft subsiding to 8 ft after midnight. Rain.
.MON...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TUE...W wind 45 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ131-100215-
Barren Islands East-
400 AM AKST Sun Dec 9 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW wind 20 kt becoming SE 35 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt diminishing to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 14 ft.
.MON...SE wind 20 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.TUE...W wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.WED...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.

$$

PKZ132-100215-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
400 AM AKST Sun Dec 9 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 25 kt becoming SW 40 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 10 ft building to 16 ft in the afternoon. Rain and snow.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt becoming S 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 15 ft.
.MON...S wind 30 kt. N of Dangerous Cape, SE wind 15 kt
becoming SW 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.TUE...W wind 45 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.THU...W wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.

$$

PKZ136-100215-
Chiniak Bay-
400 AM AKST Sun Dec 9 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW wind 10 kt becoming SE and increasing to 30 kt
by afternoon. Seas 2 ft building to 8 ft in the afternoon.
Rain and snow.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt becoming S 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft
subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ137-100215-
Marmot Bay-
400 AM AKST Sun Dec 9 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW wind 15 kt becoming SE 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft building to 10 ft in the afternoon. Rain and snow.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt becoming S 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 6 ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight.
.MON...E wind 15 kt becoming SW in the afternoon.
Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...W wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ138-100215-
Shelikof Strait-
400 AM AKST Sun Dec 9 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW wind 25 kt becoming NE 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 7 ft. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt becoming S 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 12 ft subsiding to 6 ft after midnight.
.MON...E wind 15 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...W wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...N wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ139-100215-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
400 AM AKST Sun Dec 9 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt by late morning,
then becoming NE 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9 ft subsiding
to 5 ft by afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 12 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...N wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ140-100215-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
400 AM AKST Sun Dec 9 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt becoming Variable 10 kt by late morning.
Seas 5 ft subsiding.
.TONIGHT...NE wind increasing to 30 kt. Seas 5 ft building to
9 ft after midnight. Freezing spray.
.MON...N wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 ft building to 7 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...N wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ141-100215-
Kachemak Bay-
400 AM AKST Sun Dec 9 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW wind 25 kt becoming S 10 kt by late morning,
then becoming E 20 kt in the late afternoon. Seas 8 ft
subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt becoming S 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight. Snow and rain.
.MON...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$
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