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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
328 AM AKST Mon Jan 22 2018

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 TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.TUE...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt becoming SE 15 kt after midnight. Seas 7
ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.TUE...N wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft building to 4 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray. Snow.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Prince William Sound-

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt. Gusts to 35 kt out of bays and passes. Seas
2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt becoming N 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...N wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt late this afternoon. Seas
4 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray. Snow showers.
.TUE...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray. Snow showers.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Valdez Arm-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 kt
late this afternoon. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft building to 5 ft in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TODAY...W wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. Gusts to 30 kt near Whittier through this morning.
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.TUE...Variable wind 10 kt becoming W 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray except heavy
freezing spray near the Barren Islands.
.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt except N 30 kt N of Dangerous Cape. Seas
8 ft except 14 ft N of Dangerous Cape. Freezing spray.
.TUE...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray. Snow showers.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Marmot Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 3 ft after
midnight. Freezing spray.
.TUE...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 4 ft after
midnight. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt.
.WED...N wind 10 kt.

Kachemak Bay-

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray. Snow showers.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.


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