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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
339 AM AKDT Thu Sep 21 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 TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt becoming E 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas building to 6 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt becoming SW 15 kt during the evening.
Near the coast, E wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt increasing to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas building to 6 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 15 kt
in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind increasing to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft
in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 25 kt becoming S 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TODAY...NE wind increasing to 20 kt. Seas building to 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt shifting to S in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TODAY...NE wind increasing to 15 kt. Seas building to 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT ...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt shifting to S in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TODAY...E wind increasing to 15 kt. Gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...S wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 30 kt becoming SW 20 kt in the afternoon.
Near the Barren Islands...E wind increasing to 35 kt.
Seas 7 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt except E 30 kt near the Barren Islands.
Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 15 kt becoming S 25 kt by midnight.
Seas 4 ft building to 8 ft after midnight. Rain showers.
.FRI...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 ft building to 7 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt shifting to S 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TODAY...NE wind increasing to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft
in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt becoming Variable 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
Rain showers.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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