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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.

PKZ197-171245-
357 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 998 mb low centered over southwest Alaska will weaken to 1003 mb
as it moves into the Western Gulf of Alaska by Thursday. A weak front
associated with this system will continue to push north into the
northern Gulf Coast.

$$

PKZ119-171245-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
357 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.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.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ120-171245-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
357 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.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 AND FRI NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ121-171245-
Resurrection Bay-
357 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.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.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ125-171245-
Prince William Sound-
357 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.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.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-171245-
Port Valdez-
357 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.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.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-171245-
Valdez Narrows-
357 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.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.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ128-171245-
Valdez Arm-
357 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.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.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-171245-
Passage Canal-
357 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.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 AND FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-171245-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
357 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.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.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ131-171245-
Barren Islands East-
357 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.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 AND FRI NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ132-171245-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
357 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.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 AND FRI NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ136-171245-
Chiniak Bay-
357 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.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.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...W wind 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.

$$

PKZ137-171245-
Marmot Bay-
357 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.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 AND FRI NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.

$$

PKZ138-171245-
Shelikof Strait-
357 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.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.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ139-171245-
Cook Inlet Kalgin island to Point Bede-
357 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.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 AND FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ140-171245-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
357 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.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 AND FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ141-171245-
Kachemak Bay-
357 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.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.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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