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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
350 PM AKDT Wed Sep 20 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 THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt becoming E 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 ft.
Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt becoming S 15 kt after midnight. Near
the coast, E wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 15 kt becoming 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 ft.
Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

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

Prince William Sound-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...E wind 10 kt becoming NE 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Gusts to 30 kt near Hinchinbrook
Entrance. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

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

Passage Canal-

.TONIGHT...Wind variable less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming SE 20 kt after midnight. Seas
5 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming SE 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 ft.
Rain.
.THU...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

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

.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.THU...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming SE 15 kt after midnight. Seas
1 ft building to 4 ft after midnight. Rain.
.THU...SE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft after midnight. Rain.
.THU...E wind 15 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt becoming NE after midnight. Seas 5 ft.
Rain.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon.
Rain.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 20 kt becoming SW 25 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft building to 7 ft after midnight. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
Rain.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming E 10 kt after midnight. Seas 4 ft
subsiding to 2 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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