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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
300 PM AKDT Tue Sep 19 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...W wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...W wind less than 10 kt except 20 kt south of Cape Cleare.
Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind less than 10 kt except 20 kt south of Cape
Cleare. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...W wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft.
.WED...NE wind 15 kt in the morning becoming SW less than 10 kt.
Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...NE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft.
.WED...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...W wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...W wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SE 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 1 ft building to 3 ft after midnight. Rain.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...W wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming E 20 kt after midnight. Seas
5 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

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

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