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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
805 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 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.

PKZ197-231630-
805 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A compact 996 mb low 110 nm southeast of Sand Point will move
inland and weaken across Cook Inlet Mon morning. A North Pacific
low will move to 130 nm southeast of Sitkinak at 1006 mb early Tue
morning, then move to the Kenai Peninsula coast at 1008 mb by Tue
afternoon.

$$

PKZ119-231630-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
805 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable 10 kt.
Seas 6 ft.
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.THU...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ120-231630-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
805 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming E 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 6 ft.
.MON...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain and snow.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.THU...S wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ121-231630-
Resurrection Bay-
805 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 kt becoming S 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Snow.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread snow showers.
.TUE...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ125-231630-
Prince William Sound-
805 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ126-231630-
Port Valdez-
805 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Patchy fog.
.MON...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-231630-
Valdez Narrows-
805 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ128-231630-
Valdez Arm-
805 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.MON...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-231630-
Passage Canal-
805 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Snow showers.
.TUE...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-231630-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
805 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming E 35 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft building to 9 ft after midnight. Snow and rain.
.MON...SE wind 40 kt becoming W 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 10 ft subsiding to 5 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ131-231630-
Barren Islands East-
805 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming SE 30 kt after
midnight. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.MON...SE wind 35 kt becoming SW 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...W wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...S wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ132-231630-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
805 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind increasing to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft building
to 12 ft after midnight. Rain.
.MON...SW wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 11 ft subsiding to 7 ft in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.TUE...W wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.WED...S wind 35 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ136-231630-
Chiniak Bay-
805 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...vARIABLE wind 10 kt increasing to SE 30 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 ft building to 9 ft after midnight. Rain.
.MON...S wind 25 kt becoming SW 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ137-231630-
Marmot Bay-
805 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 10 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft building to 10 ft after midnight. Rain.
.MON...S wind 30 kt becoming SW 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 10 ft subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt becoming S 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ138-231630-
Shelikof Strait-
805 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming NE 30 kt around midnight,
then becoming S 25 kt toward morning. Seas 3 ft building
to 6 ft after midnight. Snow and rain.
.MON...SW wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ139-231630-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
805 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming NE 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft after midnight.
.MON...NE wind 30 kt becoming S 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 8 ft. Snow and rain.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 15 kt becoming SE 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ140-231630-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
805 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft after midnight.
.MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming N 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ141-231630-
Kachemak Bay-
805 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming E 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft.
.MON...SE wind 30 kt becoming SW 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 6 ft. Snow.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming S 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$



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