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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
354 AM AKST Thu Nov 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 AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Gusts to 55 kt out of the Copper River
Delta. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...N wind 35 kt. Gusts to 55 kt out of the Copper River
Delta. Seas 10 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind increasing to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt after midnight.
Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...N wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt after midnight.
Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...N wind 35 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Port Valdez-

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NE wind 45 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 40 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Passage Canal-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 45 kt near Whittier. Seas 4 ft.
Freezing spray.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 45 kt near Whittier. Seas 4 ft.
Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 45 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 40 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 45 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 45 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 15 kt becoming N wind 25 kt. Seas 2 ft building to
4 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Marmot Bay-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 15 kt becoming N 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt becoming NE 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 ft
building to 9 ft in the afternoon. Snow showers and rain showers.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt...strongest near the outer waters.
Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt...strongest near the outer waters.
Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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