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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
350 AM 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-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt by late morning. Seas 9
ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...E wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt by late morning. Seas 10
ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

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

Prince William Sound-

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

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.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.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

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

Valdez Arm-

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.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...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt in the morning becoming variable less than 10
kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7
ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt by late morning. Seas 10
ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt becoming NE 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8 ft.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.THU...NW wind 15 kt except E 20 kt N of Dangerous Cape. Seas 9
ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt becoming NE 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft
building to 6 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt becoming E 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft.
Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft building to 7 ft in the
afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt becoming E 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 ft
subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft building to 7 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin island to Point Bede-

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

.TODAY...NE wind increasing to 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt becoming N 30 kt after midnight. Seas 5
ft building to 8 ft after midnight. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

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

Kachemak Bay-

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

$$



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