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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
337 AM AKDT Wed Sep 20 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-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 20 kt except Variable wind 10 kt near the coast.
Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt except Variable wind less than 10 kt
near the coast. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt becoming E 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt except Variable wind 15 kt near the coast.
Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt except Variable wind 10 kt near the coast.
Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Prince William Sound-

.TODAY...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...E wind 10 kt becoming NE 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt becoming Variable wind 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TODAY...W wind 15 kt. Gusts to 25 kt near Whittier in the
morning. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.THU...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 8 ft subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming SE 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.THU...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming SE 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 1 ft building to 3 ft after midnight. Rain.
.THU...SE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TODAY...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft building to 5 ft after midnight. Rain.
.THU...E wind 15 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...SW wind increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 ft building to 7 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt shifting to NE after midnight.
Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

.TODAY...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming NE after midnight.
Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt
after midnight. Seas building to 3 ft after midnight. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TODAY...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt becoming E after midnight.
Seas 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft after midnight. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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