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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
353 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 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.

PKZ197-190045-
353 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 970 mb low 170 nm south of Middleton Island will move near
Hydaburg at 977 mb Thu morning. A 978 mb low forms 50 nm southwest
of Yakutat Wed evening and moves to 30 NM north of Middleton Island
at 984 mb Thu night.

$$

PKZ119-190045-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
353 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ120-190045-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
353 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ121-190045-
Resurrection Bay-
353 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT AND THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ125-190045-
Prince William Sound-
353 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-190045-
Port Valdez-
353 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-190045-
Valdez Narrows-
353 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ128-190045-
Valdez Arm-
353 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-190045-
Passage Canal-
353 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt near Whittier. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT AND THU...W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt near Whittier. Seas
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-190045-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
353 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ131-190045-
Barren Islands East-
353 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ132-190045-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
353 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ136-190045-
Chiniak Bay-
353 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ137-190045-
Marmot Bay-
353 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ138-190045-
Shelikof Strait-
353 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ139-190045-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
353 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ140-190045-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
353 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ141-190045-
Kachemak Bay-
353 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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