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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
526 AM AKDT Wed Aug 23 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...

.TODAY...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.THU...SE wind 35 kt with gusts to 45 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 35 kt with gusts to 45 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

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

.TODAY...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming SE 25 kt after midnight. Seas
5 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Higher winds and seas S of Caines Head.
Rain.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers.
.THU...E wind 30 kt with gusts to 45 kt. Seas 4 ft building to
7 ft  in the afternoon. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 30 kt with gusts to 45 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW wind 10 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Passage Canal-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.THU...E wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

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

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt becoming SE 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.THU...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

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

.TODAY...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.THU...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft after
midnight. Rain.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.THU...W wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

.TODAY...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming NE after midnight. Seas 4 ft.
Rain.
.THU...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TODAY...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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