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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
346 AM AKDT Thu Jun 29 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.

PKZ197-300100-
346 AM AKDT Thu Jun 29 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A ridge of high pressure over the northern Gulf will remain through
late Fri. A 999 mb low 130 NM southeast of Sitkinak will weaken to
1003 mb as it drifts over Sitkinak Fri morning and dissipate late
Fri. A 1006 mb low will move to 170 NM southeast of Middleton Island
Fri night.

$$

PKZ119-300100-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
346 AM AKDT Thu Jun 29 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft building to 12 ft in the afternoon.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ120-300100-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
346 AM AKDT Thu Jun 29 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft building to 13 ft in the afternoon.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ121-300100-
Resurrection Bay-
346 AM AKDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt becoming variable wind less than 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Higher winds and seas S of Caines Head. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft. Higher winds and seas S of Caines Head. Rain.
.FRI...N wind 10 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Higher
winds and seas S of Caines Head. Widespread rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ125-300100-
Prince William Sound-
346 AM AKDT Thu Jun 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-300100-
Port Valdez-
346 AM AKDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-300100-
Valdez Narrows-
346 AM AKDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft. Rain.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ128-300100-
Valdez Arm-
346 AM AKDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-300100-
Passage Canal-
346 AM AKDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.TODAY...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-300100-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
346 AM AKDT Thu Jun 29 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ131-300100-
Barren Islands East-
346 AM AKDT Thu Jun 29 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ132-300100-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
346 AM AKDT Thu Jun 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt except 25 kt N of Dangerous Cape. Seas 10 ft.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...W wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ136-300100-
Chiniak Bay-
346 AM AKDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt becoming E 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4
ft. Patchy fog. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ137-300100-
Marmot Bay-
346 AM AKDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft subsiding to 4 ft in the
afternoon. Patchy fog. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ138-300100-
Shelikof Strait-
346 AM AKDT Thu Jun 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ139-300100-
Cook Inlet Kalgin island to Point Bede-
346 AM AKDT Thu Jun 29 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.FRI...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ140-300100-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
346 AM AKDT Thu Jun 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ141-300100-
Kachemak Bay-
346 AM AKDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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