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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
353 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 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.

PKZ197-191230-
353 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 1004 mb low near Seward drifts to Middleton Island Sat morning at
1004 mb then dissipates Sat night. Another front moves into the
western Gulf Sat afternoon and reaches the northern Gulf by Sun
morning.

$$

PKZ119-191230-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
353 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt except E 25 kt east of Montague Island along
the Gulf Coast. Seas 6 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SAT...W wind 15 kt except E 20 kt to the east of Montague Island
along the Gulf Coast. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ120-191230-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
353 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ121-191230-
Resurrection Bay-
353 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ125-191230-
Prince William Sound-
353 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SAT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-191230-
Port Valdez-
353 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...E wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain
showers.
.SAT...SW wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...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.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-191230-
Valdez Narrows-
353 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
Rain.
.SUN...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ128-191230-
Valdez Arm-
353 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SAT...NE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming SW 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-191230-
Passage Canal-
353 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-191230-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
353 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ131-191230-
Barren Islands East-
353 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ132-191230-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
353 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...W wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ136-191230-
Chiniak Bay-
353 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft building to 3 ft
in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ137-191230-
Marmot Bay-
353 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ138-191230-
Shelikof Strait-
353 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt in the evening diminishing to 10 kt. Seas 4
ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ139-191230-
Cook Inlet Kalgin island to Point Bede-
353 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ140-191230-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
353 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ141-191230-
Kachemak Bay-
353 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable 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...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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