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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
254 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

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.

PKZ197-231200-
254 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 999 mb low 340 nm southeast of Middleton Island will move
east then dissipate Wed night. A front will enter the southwest Gulf
of Alaska Wed evening and move to the northern Gulf of Alaska Thu.

$$

PKZ119-231200-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
254 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ120-231200-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
254 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ121-231200-
Resurrection Bay-
254 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ125-231200-
Prince William Sound-
254 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SE 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.THU...E wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-231200-
Port Valdez-
254 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...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.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-231200-
Valdez Narrows-
254 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...NE wind 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain
showers.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ128-231200-
Valdez Arm-
254 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW wind 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-231200-
Passage Canal-
254 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.THU...E wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-231200-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
254 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...W wind 15 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ131-231200-
Barren Islands East-
254 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ132-231200-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
254 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ136-231200-
Chiniak Bay-
254 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ137-231200-
Marmot Bay-
254 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...W wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas
4 ft. Rain.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ138-231200-
Shelikof Strait-
254 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
5 ft.
.WED...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ139-231200-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
254 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...N wind 10 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ140-231200-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
254 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NW 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...N wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ141-231200-
Kachemak Bay-
254 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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