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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
325 PM AKST Tue Nov 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-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming N 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray near the coast after midnight.
.WED...N wind 30 kt. Gusts to 50 kt out of the Copper River Delta.
Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray near the coast.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt increasing to 35 kt after midnight. Seas
8 ft. Freezing spray near the coast.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt. Gusts higher out of bays and passes. Seas 8
ft. Freezing spray near the coast.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 15 kt becoming S after midnight. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...E wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 5 ft.
Freezing spray after midnight.
.WED...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight. Freezing spray in the
evening.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft building to 6 ft after midnight. Freezing spray near the coast.
.WED...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft subsiding to 4 ft in the
afternoon. Freezing spray near the coast.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 20 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Port Valdez-

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

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft building to 4 ft after midnight. Freezing spray after midnight.
.WED...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas
5 ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight. Freezing spray in the evening.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft building to 5 ft after midnight. Freezing spray.
.WED...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. Freezing spray.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Passage Canal-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt near Whittier after midnight. Seas
4 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...W wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt near Whittier. Seas 5 ft.
Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 20 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray in the evening.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 10
ft subsiding to 5 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow and rain.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas
11 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 12
ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft building to 9 ft after
midnight. Rain.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt becoming W 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 ft
subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Marmot Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt becoming W 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft
subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray near the coast.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt becoming SW 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7
ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain with snow.
.THU...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. South of Anchor Point...NW wind 25 kt. Seas
5 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 ft
subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas
6 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...W wind 10 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas
3 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...N wind 25 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas
2 ft. Snow.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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