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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
400 AM AKDT Mon Oct 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.

PKZ197-240045-
400 AM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 998 mb low over Kodiak Island moves over the Kenai Peninsula
Mon afternoon and weakens. A 999 mb low 500 nm south of Yakutat
moves 50 nm south of Sitka Mon afternoon at 1001 mb. A 1005 mb
low 200 nm south of Sitkinak Mon evening moves to the Kenai
Peninsula Tue evening at 1004 mb leaving behind a lingering
trough in the northern Gulf.

$$

PKZ119-240045-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
400 AM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY...

.TODAY...E wind increasing to 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.THU...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ120-240045-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
400 AM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt becoming SW 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8 ft.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ121-240045-
Resurrection Bay-
400 AM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt becoming S 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow and rain.
.TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Snow and rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ125-240045-
Prince William Sound-
400 AM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming E after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
Snow.
.TUE...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow with rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ126-240045-
Port Valdez-
400 AM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-240045-
Valdez Narrows-
400 AM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow and rain.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ128-240045-
Valdez Arm-
400 AM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow and rain.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-240045-
Passage Canal-
400 AM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.TUE...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft. Snow and rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-240045-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
400 AM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 40 kt becoming W 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 11
ft subsiding to 5 ft in the afternoon. Snow with rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain and snow.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ131-240045-
Barren Islands East-
400 AM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 35 kt becoming SW 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
11 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED...S wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.THU...S wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ132-240045-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
400 AM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
11 ft subsiding to 7 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming SE 25 kt after midnight. Seas 6
ft. Rain.
.TUE...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED...S wind 40 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ136-240045-
Chiniak Bay-
400 AM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...S wind 30 kt becoming SW 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5
ft subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming S 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft. Rain.
.TUE...S wind 20 kt becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft
subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ137-240045-
Marmot Bay-
400 AM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...S wind 30 kt becoming SW 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 10
ft subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE...S wind 15 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ138-240045-
Shelikof Strait-
400 AM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
8 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 3 ft after
midnight.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt becoming SW 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft.
Rain and snow.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ139-240045-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
400 AM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt becoming S 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9
ft. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt becoming S 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft. Snow and rain.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow and rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...E wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ140-240045-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
400 AM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Snow.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ141-240045-
Kachemak Bay-
400 AM AKDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind increasing to 30 kt this morning then becoming SW 20
kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 ft. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming SE 10 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Snow and rain.
.TUE...E wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
Rain and snow.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$



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