Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
431
FZAK63 PAFC 131228
OFFN12


Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
327 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 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 TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 45 kt becoming S 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas
18 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 35 kt becoming S 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 17
ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
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...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 35 kt becoming SE 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9
ft subsiding to 6 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Passage Canal-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
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...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 30 kt becoming S 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7
ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...E wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...S wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...SE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...S wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TODAY...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt becoming SE 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8
ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
7 ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming SE 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2
ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.