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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
309 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 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-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.MON...N wind 15 kt. Gusts to 30 kt out of the Copper River Delta.
Seas 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...S wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Gusts to 30 kts out of bays and passes. Seas 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming S after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
Snow.
.TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Prince William Sound-

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft.
.MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming E after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt becoming N 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9 ft
subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow.
.TUE...S wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt decreasing to 15 kt by the afternoon.. Seas 9
ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt by midnight. Seas 6
ft.
.TUE...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt becoming SW 15 kt by the afternoon. Seas 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NW wind 15 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...W wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...S wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...W wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy freezing fog.
.MON...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy freezing fog.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.
.TUE...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Areas of
freezing fog.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Areas of freezing fog.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 10 kt becoming SE 15 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft. Snow and rain.
.TUE...S wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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