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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
330 PM AKDT Sun Aug 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.

PKZ197-211200-
330 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 995 mb low 170 nm east of Sitkinak will move to 110 nm southwest
of Seward tonight at 992 mb...then move to 130 nm east of Sitkinak
at 998 mb Mon afternoon. Another low will form 180 nm south of
Middleton Island at 999 mb Mon night then merge with the first low
as it exits to the northeast Pacific Tue afternoon.

$$

PKZ119-211200-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
330 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt except E wind 30 kt near the coast.
Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ120-211200-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
330 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind increasing to 35 kt during the evening.
Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.MON...NE wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT and TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ121-211200-
Resurrection Bay-
330 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N wind increasing to 20 kt by midnight. Seas building
to 4 ft. Higher winds and S of Caines Head. Rain.
.MON...N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Higher S of Caines Head. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ125-211200-
Prince William Sound-
330 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt becoming N 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-211200-
Port Valdez-
330 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.MON...NE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain
showers.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-211200-
Valdez Narrows-
330 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.MON...N wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TUE...Variable wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ128-211200-
Valdez Arm-
330 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-211200-
Passage Canal-
330 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt becoming 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED THROUGH FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-211200-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
330 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt becoming N 35 kt after midnight.
Seas 8 ft building to 12 ft after midnight. Rain.
.MON...N wind 35 kt becoming NW 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 12 ft subsiding to 7 ft in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...W wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ131-211200-
Barren Islands East-
330 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt becoming NW 35 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 ft building to 9 ft after midnight. Rain.
.MON...N wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ132-211200-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
330 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 7 ft.
.MON...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 9 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ136-211200-
Chiniak Bay-
330 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 20 kt becoming NW 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ137-211200-
Marmot Bay-
330 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 15 kt becoming NW 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ138-211200-
Shelikof Strait-
330 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt out of bays and passes
after midnight. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt out of bays and passes.
Seas 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Gusts to 30 kt out of bays and passes.
Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ139-211200-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
330 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt after midnight.
Seas 8 ft building to 12 ft after midnight. Rain.
.MON...N wind 30 kt diminishing to 15 kt during the afternoon.
Seas 10 ft subsiding to 5 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ140-211200-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
330 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt by midnight.
Seas 4 ft building to 7 ft after midnight. Rain.
.MON...N wind 20 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ141-211200-
Kachemak Bay-
330 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas building to 4 ft. Highest winds and seas along the outer bay.
Rain.
.MON...N wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft subsiding. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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