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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
349 AM AKST Tue Feb 20 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.

Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-

.TODAY...W wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...W wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
7 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...W wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...W wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt by late morning. Seas 3 ft
building to 5 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
4 ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight.
.WED...N wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Prince William Sound-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NW 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft building to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TODAY...W wind increasing to 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt developing near
Whittier by late morning. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts to
35 kt near Whittier in the evening. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...W wind 30 kt becoming NW 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
building to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...Variable wind 10 kt becoming NE 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...W wind 45 kt. Seas 18 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...W wind increasing to 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 22 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...W wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TODAY...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TODAY...W wind 15 kt becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 20 kt in the morning becoming variable 10 kt. Seas
5 ft subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N wind 15 kt by late
morning. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft. Patchy freezing fog.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft. Patchy
freezing fog.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft. Patchy freezing fog.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Patchy freezing fog.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Patchy freezing fog.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Patchy freezing fog.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt.
.THU...SW wind 15 kt.

Kachemak Bay-

.TODAY...W wind 10 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Patchy
freezing fog.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

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