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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
314 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 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.

PKZ197-111330-
314 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 964 mb low 200 nm southeast of Kodiak City will move to 80 nm west
of Kodiak City at 967 mb Mon morning and then move inland over
Bristol Bay and dissipate late Mon. A series of fronts will move
into the northern Gulf through Tue evening.

$$

PKZ119-111330-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
314 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 60 kt. Seas 29 ft. Rain.
.MON...S wind 40 kt becoming SE 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 25
ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.WED...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.THU...S wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ120-111330-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
314 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 60 kt becoming SE 50 kt after midnight. Seas
28 ft. Rain.
.MON...S wind 45 kt becoming SE 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 27 ft
subsiding to 21 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ121-111330-
Resurrection Bay-
314 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind increasing to 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.MON...S wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
7 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming N after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
Rain.
.TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ125-111330-
Prince William Sound-
314 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt increasing to 50 kt after midnight. Seas
building to 13 ft. Rain.
.MON...SE wind 40 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
10 ft subsiding to 6 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ126-111330-
Port Valdez-
314 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

.TONIGHT...NE wind increasing to 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.MON...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED THROUGH FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-111330-
Valdez Narrows-
314 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt by midnight. Seas 4 ft.
Rain.
.MON...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED THROUGH FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ128-111330-
Valdez Arm-
314 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt in the evening increasing to 35 kt. Seas
building to 7 ft. Rain.
.MON...SE wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
5 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 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.

$$

PKZ129-111330-
Passage Canal-
314 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 4
ft building to 7 ft. Rain.
.MON...E wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
6 ft subsiding to 4 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE...E wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ130-111330-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
314 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 35 kt in the evening increasing to 55 kt. Seas
building to 26 ft. Rain.
.MON...S wind 40 kt becoming SE 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 16
ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ131-111330-
Barren Islands East-
314 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 60 kt becoming SE 50 kt after midnight. Seas
26 ft. Rain.
.MON...S wind 45 kt becoming SE 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 26 ft
subsiding to 20 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...S wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ132-111330-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
314 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 50 kt becoming S after midnight. S of Dangerous
Cape, E wind 40 kt becoming S after midnight. Seas 24 ft. Rain.
.MON...S wind 30 kt. N of Dangerous Cape, S wind 45 kt becoming SE
30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 23 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TUE...S wind 35 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt. Seas 20 ft.

$$

PKZ136-111330-
Chiniak Bay-
314 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...E wind 45 kt becoming SE 35 kt after midnight. Seas 17
ft subsiding to 10 ft after midnight. Rain.
.MON...S wind 35 kt becoming SE 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 ft
building to 10 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 12 ft subsiding to 7 ft after midnight. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ137-111330-
Marmot Bay-
314 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 50 kt becoming SE 30 kt after midnight. Seas 25
ft subsiding to 10 ft after midnight. Rain.
.MON...S wind 35 kt becoming SE 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 10
ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 35 kt becoming SE 20 kt after midnight. Seas
15 ft subsiding to 7 ft after midnight. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ138-111330-
Shelikof Strait-
314 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 55 kt becoming E 30 kt after midnight. Seas 24
ft subsiding to 12 ft after midnight. Rain.
.MON...S wind 35 kt becoming SE 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 14 ft
subsiding to 6 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft subsiding to 6 ft after
midnight. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ139-111330-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
314 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt in the evening increasing to 50 kt. Seas 23
ft. Rain.
.MON...E wind 25 kt in the morning becoming SE 40 kt. Seas 16 ft
subsiding to 12 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.TUE...E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...E wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ140-111330-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
314 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt in the evening increasing to 40 kt. Seas 14
ft. Rain.
.MON...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft after
midnight. Rain.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ141-111330-
Kachemak Bay-
314 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind increasing to 35 kt in the evening then becoming
E 25 kt after midnight. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.MON...S wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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