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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
810 AM AKDT Sun Aug 20 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 TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind increasing to 30 kt. Seas 4 ft building to 8 ft
in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 40 kt diminishing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
12 ft. Rain.
.MON...SE wind 20 kt in the morning becoming variable 10 kt. Near
the coast, E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...E wind increasing to 25 kt. Seas 3 ft building to 6 ft
in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Higher winds
and seas S of Caines Head. Rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Higher winds and seas S of
Caines Head. Rain.
.MON...N wind 15 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Higher winds and seas S of Caines Head. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Highest winds and seas and S
of Seal Island. Rain.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Rain.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.MON...NE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TODAY...E wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.MON...W wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.MON NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE wind increasing to 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.MON...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas 6 ft.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Marmot Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft building to 5 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft building to 6 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.MON...N wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
6 ft subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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