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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
254 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 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-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SE 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.THU...E wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...NE wind 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain
showers.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW wind 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.THU...E wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...W wind 15 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.THU...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...W wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas
4 ft. Rain.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
5 ft.
.WED...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...N wind 10 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NW 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...N wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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