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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 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-

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt in the evening becoming variable 10 kt.
Seas 6 ft.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt becoming variable after midnight. Seas 5
ft.
.WED...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...W wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts to
25 kt through early evening. Seas 3 ft.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Prince William Sound-

.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt becoming N 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Passage Canal-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt in the evening diminishing to 10 kt. Gusts
to 35 kt in the evening near Whittier. Seas 2 ft.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...Variable wind 10 kt becoming SW 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...W wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...W wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

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

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

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

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...SW wind increasing to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft. Areas of
freezing fog.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
Areas of freezing fog.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 15 kt after
midnight. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft building to 4 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Areas of
freezing fog.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Areas of
freezing fog.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt.
.THU...W wind 15 kt.

Kachemak Bay-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Areas of freezing fog
after midnight.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Areas of fog.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

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