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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
325 AM AKDT Wed Aug 16 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-

.TODAY...S wind increasing to 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain showers.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

.TODAY...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Higher S of Caines Head. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Higher S of Caines Head.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SE 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.THU...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Port Valdez-

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

Valdez Narrows-

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

Valdez Arm-

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

Passage Canal-

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

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Barren Islands East-

.TODAY...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TODAY...SW wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TODAY...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

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

Cook Inlet Kalgin island to Point Bede-

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...SE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TODAY...SW wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft.
.THU...SW wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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