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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
344 PM AKDT Wed Jun 28 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 THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind increasing to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...E wind increasing to 30 kt. Seas building to 11 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Higher winds and S of Caines Head. Rain.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Higher winds and
S of Caines Head. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming N after midnight. Seas
2 ft. Higher winds and S of Caines Head. Rain.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind increasing to 20 kt. Seas building to 3 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 4 ft after
midnight. Rain.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TONIGHT...W 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. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2
ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Seas
2 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind increasing to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 ft.
Rain.
.THU...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt except E 20 kt N of Dangerous Cape.
Seas 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Areas of fog. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt becoming E 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft.
Patchy fog. Widespread rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Marmot Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Areas of fog. Rain.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon.
Patchy fog. Widespread rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas building to 10 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin island to Point Bede-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt becoming N 30 kt after midnight. Seas 7
ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.FRI...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft after
midnight.
.THU...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt in the late evening.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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