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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
250 PM AKDT Sat Sep 23 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...

.TONIGHT...E wind 35 kt becoming S 20 kt after midnight. Near the
coast, E wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 12 ft
subsiding to 9 ft after midnight. Rain.
.SUN...S wind 20 kt. Near the coast, S wind 15 kt becoming E 25 kt
in the afternoon. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt, except SE near the coast. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Near the coast, E wind 30 kt diminishing
to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 9 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt becoming Variable 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming Variable less than 10 kt in the
evening. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.MON...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt becoming E 15 kt after midnight. Gusts to
35 kt near the Hinchinbrook Entrance in the evening. Seas 6 ft
subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. Rain showers.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft.
.MON...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt becoming N 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.MON...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts
to 30 kt near Whittier in the evening. Seas 3 ft subsiding after
midnight. Rain.
.SUN...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.SUN...Variable wind 15 kt becoming W 20 kt by late morning. Seas
6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt becoming Variable 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.SUN...Variable wind 15 kt becoming W 20 kt by late morning. Seas
8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt becoming W 25 kt after midnight. S of
Dangerous Cape, Variable wind 15 kt becoming W 30 kt by late evening.
Seas 8 ft building to 12 ft after midnight.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
12 ft subsiding to 8 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt becoming W after midnight. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.SUN...W wind 20 kt becoming Variable 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
4 ft subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming SW after midnight. Seas 2
ft.
.MON...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt becoming W after midnight. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.SUN...W wind 20 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4
ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt becoming Variable after midnight. Near S end
of Strait, W wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 5
ft, except building to 8 ft near S end of Strait. Rain.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt after midnight. Seas
8 ft subsiding to 5 ft after midnight. Rain.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt after midnight. Seas
8 ft subsiding to 5 ft after midnight. Rain.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt becoming Variable 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
4 ft subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.SUN...SW wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft building to 4 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming S 10 kt after midnight. Seas
4 ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight.
.MON...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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