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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
339 AM AKDT Thu Jul 27 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.

PKZ197-280030-
339 AM AKDT Thu Jul 27 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A trough of low pressure over the Southern Gulf of Alaska will
merge with a stronger 994 mb North Pacific low through Friday
night.

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PKZ119-280030-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
339 AM AKDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ120-280030-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
339 AM AKDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ121-280030-
Resurrection Bay-
339 AM AKDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...Variable wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ125-280030-
Prince William Sound-
339 AM AKDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-280030-
Port Valdez-
339 AM AKDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-280030-
Valdez Narrows-
339 AM AKDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt becoming SW 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming NE 10 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt becoming SW 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ128-280030-
Valdez Arm-
339 AM AKDT Thu Jul 27 2017

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

$$

PKZ129-280030-
Passage Canal-
339 AM AKDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-280030-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
339 AM AKDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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PKZ131-280030-
Barren Islands East-
339 AM AKDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ132-280030-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
339 AM AKDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

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PKZ136-280030-
Chiniak Bay-
339 AM AKDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...S wind 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.

$$

PKZ137-280030-
Marmot Bay-
339 AM AKDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ138-280030-
Shelikof Strait-
339 AM AKDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ139-280030-
Cook Inlet Kalgin island to Point Bede-
339 AM AKDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ140-280030-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
339 AM AKDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ141-280030-
Kachemak Bay-
339 AM AKDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming SE 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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