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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
342 PM AKDT Thu Oct 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...NW wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the evening out of the
Copper River Delta. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the evening out of bays
and passes. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the evening. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow and rain.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Port Valdez-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Passage Canal-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...W wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 25 kt becoming N 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind increasing to 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming NE 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...W wind 15 kt in the morning becoming variable 10 kt. Seas
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind increasing to 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the evening. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...W wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the evening. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...W wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 4 ft after
midnight.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt becoming NE 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2
ft.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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