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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
328 AM 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.

Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...E wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 15 kt in the morning becoming variable 10 kt.
Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.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...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

.TODAY...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Port Valdez-

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

Valdez Narrows-

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

Valdez Arm-

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...NE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable 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.

Passage Canal-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Barren Islands East-

.TODAY...S wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

.TODAY...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SE 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 1 ft building to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

.TODAY...SW wind increasing to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft building to 5 ft in
the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt in the evening becoming variable 10 kt.
Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin island to Point Bede-

.TODAY...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TODAY...S wind 15 kt becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TODAY...E wind 10 kt becoming variable less than 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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