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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
346 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

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.

PKZ197-180130-
346 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A front in the western Gulf weakens and dissipates tonight. A weak
trough of low pressure develops over Sitkinak Sun night.

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PKZ119-180130-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
346 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...W wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...W wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ120-180130-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
346 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt in the morning becoming variable 10 kt. Seas
4 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ121-180130-
Resurrection Bay-
346 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
5 ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ125-180130-
Prince William Sound-
346 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-180130-
Port Valdez-
346 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-180130-
Valdez Narrows-
346 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ128-180130-
Valdez Arm-
346 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ129-180130-
Passage Canal-
346 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...W wind 20 kt. Gusts to 40 kt near Whittier. Seas 3 ft.
Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Gusts to 25 kt near Whittier in the evening. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-180130-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
346 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain and snow.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON THROUGH WED...W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ131-180130-
Barren Islands East-
346 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
7 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.MON THROUGH WED...W wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ132-180130-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
346 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt becoming S 15 kt in the afternoon. N
of Dangerous Cape, NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. N of Dangerous Cape, variable wind 10 kt
becoming S 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 ft building to 8 ft after
midnight.
.SUN...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED...W wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ136-180130-
Chiniak Bay-
346 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...NW wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ137-180130-
Marmot Bay-
346 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SE 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ138-180130-
Shelikof Strait-
346 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ139-180130-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
346 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 4 ft. Freezing
spray and patchy freezing fog.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.
.MON...NE wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.
.WED...W wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.

$$

PKZ140-180130-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
346 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the
afternoon. Patchy freezing fog.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Patchy freezing fog.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Patchy freezing fog.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt.
.TUE...E wind 10 kt.
.WED...NW wind 10 kt.

$$

PKZ141-180130-
Kachemak Bay-
346 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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