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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
357 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 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-

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.THU...S wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...S wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind less than 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable wind less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain
showers.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain
showers.
.FRI...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Seas
2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.THU...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Seas
2 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.THU...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.THU...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Barren Islands East-

.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...SW wind 15 kt in the morning becoming variable 10 kt. Seas
6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt diminishing to less than 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin island to Point Bede-

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 5
ft subsiding to 3 ft after midnight.
.THU...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 5
ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight.
.THU...SE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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