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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
343 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 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.

PKZ197-190200-
343 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 993 mb low 40 nm Southeast of Kodiak City moves to 65 nm South of
Middleton Island at 1000 mb Sat morning.

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PKZ119-190200-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
343 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

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PKZ120-190200-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
343 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

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PKZ121-190200-
Resurrection Bay-
343 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray after midnight.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray during the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.

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PKZ125-190200-
Prince William Sound-
343 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...NW wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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PKZ126-190200-
Port Valdez-
343 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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PKZ127-190200-
Valdez Narrows-
343 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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PKZ128-190200-
Valdez Arm-
343 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

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PKZ129-190200-
Passage Canal-
343 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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PKZ130-190200-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
343 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

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PKZ131-190200-
Barren Islands East-
343 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt becoming NW 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

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PKZ132-190200-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
343 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt except NW 15 kt N of Dangerous Cape. Seas
9 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...W wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

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PKZ136-190200-
Chiniak Bay-
343 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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PKZ137-190200-
Marmot Bay-
343 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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PKZ138-190200-
Shelikof Strait-
343 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

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PKZ139-190200-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
343 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

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PKZ140-190200-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
343 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters
2 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt after
midnight. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas in ice free
waters 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.

$$

PKZ141-190200-
Kachemak Bay-
343 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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