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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
344 AM AKST Sat Nov 18 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 SUNDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt out of the Copper River Delta. Seas
6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4
ft building to 11 ft in the afternoon. Snow and rain.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 50 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.MON...NE wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt becoming NE 45 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7 ft
building to 14 ft in the afternoon. Snow and rain.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 50 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.MON...NE wind 40 kt. Seas 19 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt diminishing to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 5
ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft. Snow.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt out of bays and passes. Seas 4
ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt becoming E 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt becoming NE 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft
building to 7 ft in the afternoon. Snow.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Port Valdez-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt diminishing to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 4
ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt becoming NE 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt late this afternoon.
Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft. Snow.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft
building to 5 ft in the afternoon. Snow.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Passage Canal-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt this afternoon. Gusts to
35 kt near Whittier through this morning. Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2
ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft. Snow.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt late this afternoon.
Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt becoming E 25 kt after midnight. Seas 4
ft. Snow.
.SUN...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft building to 14 ft in the
afternoon. Snow.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.MON...N wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt becoming S 20 kt after midnight. Seas 5
ft. Snow.
.SUN...SE wind 30 kt becoming NE 50 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7 ft
building to 16 ft in the afternoon. Snow and rain.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 50 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.MON...N wind 50 kt. Seas 21 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. N of
Dangerous Cape, NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt becoming SW 25 kt after midnight. Seas 7
ft. Rain and snow.
.SUN...NW wind 45 kt, Seas 18 ft. N of Dangerous Cape, W wind 30
kt becoming NW 50 kt in the afternoon, Seas 9 ft building to 18 ft
in the afternoon. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 55 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.MON...N wind 55 kt. Seas 22 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt becoming S 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2
ft. Rain and snow.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt becoming NW 45 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft
building to 8 ft in the afternoon. Rain and snow.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 50 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...N wind 45 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Marmot Bay-

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt becoming S 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft. Snow and rain.
.SUN...W wind 20 kt becoming NW 45 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft
building to 9 ft in the afternoon. Snow and rain.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 45 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON...N wind 40 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt becoming S 25 kt after midnight. Seas 6 ft.
Snow and rain.
.SUN...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow and rain.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...N wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow.
.SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft building to 11 ft in the afternoon.
Snow.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt becoming N 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft
building to 4 ft in the afternoon. Snow.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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