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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
511 PM AKST Mon Jan 22 2018

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.

PKZ197-231515-
511 PM AKST Mon Jan 22 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 993 mb low 220 nm southeast of Kodiak City will weaken and
dissipate by Tue afternoon. A 982 mb low Tue afternoon 220 nm
southwest of Hydaburg will move to 365 nm southwest of Hydaburg
at 993 mb Wed afternoon.


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PKZ119-231515-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
511 PM AKST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

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PKZ120-231515-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
511 PM AKST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt becoming SE 15 kt after midnight.  Seas
7 ft. and rain showers.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

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PKZ121-231515-
Resurrection Bay-
511 PM AKST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Gusts to 25 kt near Seward in the
evening.  Seas 2 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...N wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft building to 4 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray in the
afternoon. Snow.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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PKZ125-231515-
Prince William Sound-
511 PM AKST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt becoming N 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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PKZ126-231515-
Port Valdez-
511 PM AKST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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PKZ127-231515-
Valdez Narrows-
511 PM AKST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas
3  ft. Freezing spray. Snow showers.
.TUE...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray. Snow showers.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...N wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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PKZ128-231515-
Valdez Arm-
511 PM AKST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

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PKZ129-231515-
Passage Canal-
511 PM AKST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.TUE...Variable wind 10 kt becoming W 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray in the afternoon. Snow.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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PKZ130-231515-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
511 PM AKST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

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PKZ131-231515-
Barren Islands East-
511 PM AKST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...N wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

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PKZ132-231515-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
511 PM AKST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt except N 30 kt N of Dangerous Cape.  Seas
8 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE...N wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

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PKZ136-231515-
Chiniak Bay-
511 PM AKST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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PKZ137-231515-
Marmot Bay-
511 PM AKST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

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PKZ138-231515-
Shelikof Strait-
511 PM AKST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

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PKZ139-231515-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
511 PM AKST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

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PKZ140-231515-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
511 PM AKST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt.
.WED...NE wind 10 kt.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt.
.THU THROUGH SAT...N wind 15 kt.

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PKZ141-231515-
Kachemak Bay-
511 PM AKST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...N wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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