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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
304 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

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-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt becoming NW after midnight. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt becoming variable 10 kt after midnight. Seas
9 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
Rain showers.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Prince William Sound-

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt becoming NW 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NW wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

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

Passage Canal-

.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt becoming W 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
Rain showers.
.THU...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt becoming W 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Areas of fog.
.THU...W wind 25 kt except NW 15 kt N of Dangerous Cape. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TONIGHT...SE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Areas of fog.
.THU...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Areas of fog.
.THU...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 4 ft. Areas of fog.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2
ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt after
midnight. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas in ice
free waters 2 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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