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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
334 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

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.

PKZ197-170200-
334 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 970 mb North Pacific low moves to 50 nm North of Kodiak City at
983 mb Wed morning then moves to 100 nm Southeast of Kodiak City at
995 mb early Thu morning.

$$

PKZ119-170200-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
334 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 35 kt increasing to 45 kt in the afternoon. Seas
22 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 50 kt. Seas 24 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.WED...SE wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
19 ft subsiding to 14 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ120-170200-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
334 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft building to 19 ft in the
afternoon. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.WED...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft. Rain showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ121-170200-
Resurrection Bay-
334 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain and snow showers.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ125-170200-
Prince William Sound-
334 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.WED...SE wind 35 kt becoming E 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9 ft
subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon. Widespread rain showers.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-170200-
Port Valdez-
334 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.WED...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ127-170200-
Valdez Narrows-
334 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.WED...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain and snow showers.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ128-170200-
Valdez Arm-
334 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.WED...NE wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
5 ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon. Widespread rain showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ129-170200-
Passage Canal-
334 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.WED...E wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Widespread rain and snow showers.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-170200-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
334 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 40 kt. Seas 15 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.WED...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain showers.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ131-170200-
Barren Islands East-
334 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft. Rain showers.
.WED...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ132-170200-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
334 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...N wind 40 kt diminishing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas
13 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. N of Dangerous Cape, NE wind 25 kt
becoming S 20 kt after midnight. Seas 13 ft.
.WED...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ136-170200-
Chiniak Bay-
334 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft building to 9 ft in the
afternoon. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt becoming NW 10 kt after midnight. Seas 6
ft subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. Widespread rain showers.
.WED...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ137-170200-
Marmot Bay-
334 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt becoming NW 10 kt after midnight. Seas 7
ft subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. Rain showers.
.WED...S wind 10 kt becoming SE 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ138-170200-
Shelikof Strait-
334 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 40 kt diminishing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas
11 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas
11 ft. Rain showers.
.WED...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ139-170200-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
334 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain showers.
.WED...NE wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
10 ft subsiding to 6 ft in the afternoon. Rain showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ140-170200-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
334 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft.
.WED...NE wind 35 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
in ice free waters 6 ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.THU THROUGH SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.

$$

PKZ141-170200-
Kachemak Bay-
334 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt becoming N 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.WED...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$


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