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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
353 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 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-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt in the morning becoming variable 10 kt. Seas
13 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.MON...N wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt in the morning becoming variable 10 kt. Seas
7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Prince William Sound-

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. Widespread snow showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT AND MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT AND MON...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt becoming N 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8 ft
subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 15 kt becoming NW 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
13 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TODAY...W wind 10 kt becoming NW 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NW wind 15 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TODAY...NW wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...W wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy freezing fog.
.MON...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy freezing fog.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Patchy freezing fog.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Areas of
freezing fog.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Areas of freezing fog.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

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