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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
307 AM AKST Sat Dec 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-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 25 kt. Along the coast, SE wind 30 kt becoming SW 15
kt in the afternoon. Seas 14 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN...S wind 15 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.MON...N wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TODAY...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 30 kt becoming S 15 kt by late morning. Seas 7 ft
subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming E after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow showers.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt becoming SW 10 kt by late morning. Seas 3 ft.
Rain and snow.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Snow showers.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 30 kt in the morning becoming SW 10 kt by late
morning. Seas 4 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 ft. Snow showers.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TODAY...E wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt becoming NW 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 13
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON...W wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.MON...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TODAY...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...W wind 10 kt becoming NW 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TODAY...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming SW 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft.
.SUN...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

.TODAY...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

.TODAY...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TODAY...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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