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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
359 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 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 TUESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...S wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt in the morning becoming variable 10 kt. Seas
7 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...S wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft building to 10 ft in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming S after midnight. Seas 2
ft. Snow.
.TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain and snow.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...E wind 15 kt becoming SE 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft.
Rain and snow.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Snow and rain.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TODAY...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming E after midnight. Seas 2
ft.
.TUE...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow and rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt becoming N 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9
ft subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow.
.TUE...SE wind 25 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY...

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

Marmot Bay-

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

Shelikof Strait-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE...S wind 30 kt becoming SW 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 11 ft
subsiding to 7 ft in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy freezing fog.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.
.TUE...E wind 25 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 6 ft. Snow
with rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Patchy freezing fog.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
Snow.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY...

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2
ft. Rain.
.TUE...S wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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