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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
344 AM AKST Fri Nov 24 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-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 40 kt. Gusts to 65 kt out of the Copper River Delta.
Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Gusts to 55 kt out of the Copper River
Delta. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Gusts to 50 kt out of the Copper River Delta.
Seas 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 45 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...E wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 40 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 35 kt. Gusts to 50 kt out of bays and passes.
Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Gusts to 50 kt out of bays and passes.
Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Gusts to 35 kt out of bays and passes in the morning. Seas 6 ft
subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Port Valdez-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 40 kt with gusts to 55 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt with gusts to 45 kt. Seas 5 ft.
Freezing spray.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the morning.
Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 45 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 40 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE wind 45 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 40 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Passage Canal-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt near Whittier.
Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt near Whittier.
Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...W wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt near Whittier in the morning.
Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 12 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...NW wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...E wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 40 kt. Seas 15 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...STORM WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 50 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 16 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
N of Dangerous Cape, N wind 40 kt becoming NW 30 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...S wind 35 kt. Seas 24 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW wind 40 kt. Gusts to 50 kt in the morning.
Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Marmot Bay-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 40 kt. Gusts to 50 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW wind 40 kt. Gusts to 65 kt out of bays and passes
diminishing to 55 kt in the afternoon. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Gusts to 55 kt out of bays and passes.
Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt becoming N 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 8 ft subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 40 kt. Seas 11 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 6 ft subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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