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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
307 PM AKDT Fri Sep 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.

Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming SE 25 kt after midnight. Near the
coast, S wind 15 kt becoming SE after midnight. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 10
ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 35 kt becoming S 15 kt after midnight. Near the
coast, E wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 11
ft. Rain.
.SUN...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt becoming E 20 kt after midnight. Seas 9 ft.
Rain showers.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt becoming Variable 10 kt after midnight.
Near the coast, SE wind 20 kt becoming NE after midnight. Seas 9 ft.
Rain.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
Rain.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt becoming SE 15 kt by midnight. Seas 3 ft.
Rain showers.
.SAT...E wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt by midday. Seas 4 ft
building to 6 ft by midday. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 30 kt becoming NE 20 kt after midnight. Seas
7 ft subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. Rain.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight. Rain showers.
.SAT...NE wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas building
to 3 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Seas 2 ft. Rain
showers.
.SAT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt becoming SE after midnight. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt becoming E 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7 ft.
Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 15 kt becoming N 20 kt after midnight. Seas
6 ft. Rain.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt becoming SE after midnight. Seas 10 ft.
Rain.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt becoming Variable after midnight. Seas
8 ft. Rain.
.SUN...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt becoming SE 15 kt after midnight. Seas 9 ft.
Rain.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. S of Dangerous Cape, S wind 20 kt becoming
Variable 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. From Dangerous Cape N, Variable wind
15 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt becoming E 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
Rain.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NW by midnight.
Seas building to 3 ft. Rain.
.SUN...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt becoming E 10 kt after midnight. Seas 4 ft.
Rain.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
building to 4 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt becoming NE 10 kt after midnight. Seas 8 ft
subsiding to 4 ft after midnight. Rain.
.SAT...NE wind 10 kt. S end of the Strait, NE wind 10 kt becoming W
20 kt in the afternoon. Seas building to 5 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. S end of the Strait, W wind 25 kt. Seas
6 ft. Rain.
.SUN...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt becoming Variable 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 6 ft subsiding to 4 ft after midnight. Rain.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt by late morning. Seas 5 ft
building to 7 ft by late morning. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt by late evening.
Seas 7 ft subsiding to 3 ft by late evening. Rain.
.SUN...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt by late morning. Seas 3 ft
building to 7 ft by late morning. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 7 ft subsiding to 5 ft after midnight. Rain.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.SAT...E wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 10 kt after
midnight. Seas building to 2 ft. Rain.
.SUN...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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