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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
953 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 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 THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming NW after midnight. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 55 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 30 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable 10 kt.
Seas 12 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 45 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 26 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than  10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt diminishing to Variable wind less than
10  kt by midnight. Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain and
snow.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain and snow.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TONIGHT...E 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.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt in the evening becoming variable 10 kt.
Seas 6 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming E 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...E wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming S 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming S 30 kt after midnight. Seas
10 ft.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft after midnight. Rain.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft building to 5 ft after midnight.
.FRI...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 6 ft subsiding to 3 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft after midnight.
.FRI...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
5 ft subsiding to 3 ft after midnight.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TONIGHT...SE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft. Patchy
freezing fog.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming SE 10 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SE 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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