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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
314 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 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.

PKZ197-121315-
314 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 969 mb low in the western Gulf will move to 60 nm southeast of
Sand Point at 980 mb Tue morning then dissipate as it moves inland
over Bristol Bay Tue night. A 985 mb North Pacific low will move
to 170 nm south of Kodiak City Wed morning then move inland over
Bristol Bay at 982 mb Wed evening.

$$

PKZ119-121315-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
314 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt in the evening increasing to 30 kt. Seas 16
ft.
.TUE...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$

PKZ120-121315-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
314 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt in the evening increasing to 30 kt. Seas 16
ft. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ121-121315-
Resurrection Bay-
314 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming N 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4
ft. Rain.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt becoming S 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft.
Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.WED...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ125-121315-
Prince William Sound-
314 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt in the evening increasing to 25 kt. Seas 6
ft. Rain.
.TUE...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 6 ft subsiding to 4 ft after midnight. Rain.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ126-121315-
Port Valdez-
314 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft. Rain and snow.
.TUE...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain and snow.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.WED...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-121315-
Valdez Narrows-
314 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ128-121315-
Valdez Arm-
314 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-121315-
Passage Canal-
314 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-121315-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
314 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt in the evening increasing to 40 kt. Seas 18
ft. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.WED...E wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ131-121315-
Barren Islands East-
314 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt becoming E 35 kt after midnight. Seas
16 ft.
.WED...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.THU...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ132-121315-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
314 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.THU...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

PKZ136-121315-
Chiniak Bay-
314 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 35 kt becoming SE 25 kt after midnight. Seas
12 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.WED...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ137-121315-
Marmot Bay-
314 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.WED...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ138-121315-
Shelikof Strait-
314 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain.
.TUE...E wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft subsiding to 7 ft in the
afternoon. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft building to 9 ft after
midnight. Rain.
.WED...E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ139-121315-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
314 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft building to 9 ft after
midnight. Rain.
.TUE...E wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.WED...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ140-121315-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
314 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft building to 7 ft after
midnight. Rain.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft subsiding to 5 ft in the
afternoon. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ141-121315-
Kachemak Bay-
314 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt in the evening increasing to 25 kt. Seas 4
ft. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.WED...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$


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