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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
342 PM AKDT Thu Aug 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.

PKZ197-181245-
342 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A front draped over the western Gulf of Alaska will will move into
the northern Gulf this afternoon and dissipate on Fri. A 1004 mb
low will develop near Kodiak Island Fri afternoon and dissipate
over Prince William Sound Sat morning.

$$

PKZ119-181245-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
342 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ120-181245-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
342 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ121-181245-
Resurrection Bay-
342 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ125-181245-
Prince William Sound-
342 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-181245-
Port Valdez-
342 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...E wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...W wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-181245-
Valdez Narrows-
342 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ128-181245-
Valdez Arm-
342 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain
showers.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-181245-
Passage Canal-
342 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...E wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-181245-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
342 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ131-181245-
Barren Islands East-
342 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ132-181245-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
342 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ136-181245-
Chiniak Bay-
342 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ137-181245-
Marmot Bay-
342 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ138-181245-
Shelikof Strait-
342 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ139-181245-
Cook Inlet Kalgin island to Point Bede-
342 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming SW 10 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ140-181245-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
342 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ141-181245-
Kachemak Bay-
342 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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