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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
312 PM AKST Tue Dec 12 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.

Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 17
ft.
.WED...SE wind 35 kt becoming S 20 kt in the afternoon. Near the
coast, E wind 45 kt becoming SE 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 18
ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt in the evening increasing to 35 kt. Seas 18
ft. Rain.
.WED...SE wind 30 kt becoming S 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 18
ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt diminishing to Variable 10 kt during the
evening. Seas 3 ft subsiding by midnight. Widespread rain showers.
.WED...N wind 10 kt becoming S 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft
building to 4 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt after midnight. Seas 5
ft building to 7 ft. Rain.
.WED...E wind 35 kt becoming SE 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7 ft.
Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Passage Canal-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt subsiding to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2
ft. Widespread rain showers.
.WED...E wind 15 kt in the morning increasing to 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
Rain.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.WED...E wind 35 kt becoming SE 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 11 ft
subsiding to 6 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain.
.WED...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft. Rain.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.WED...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Marmot Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.WED...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft.
.THU...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.WED...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt becoming NE 30 kt after midnight. Seas 5
ft building to 9 ft after midnight. Rain.
.WED...NE wind 30 kt becoming E 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8 ft
subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft building to 7 ft after midnight.
.WED...NE wind 30 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7
ft subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.WED...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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