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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
655 AM AKST Tue Dec 12 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 AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain.
.WED...E wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft. Rain.
.WED...E wind 35 kt becoming S 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
17 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TODAY...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming Variable wind less than 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.WED...N wind 10 kt becoming S 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft
building to 4 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...E wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread
rain showers. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain
showers.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Rain showers.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.WED...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.WED...E wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
10 ft subsiding to 5 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 30 kt becoming E 40 kt after midnight. Seas
17 ft. Rain.
.WED...SE wind 35 kt becoming S 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
17 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.WED...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Marmot Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.WED...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft subsiding to 3 ft in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.WED...E wind 25 kt becoming S 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

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

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft building to 7 ft after midnight. Rain.
.WED...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 6 ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft building to 6 ft after midnight.
.WED...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

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

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.WED...E wind 25 kt becoming SE 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft
subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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