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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
328 PM AKST Sat Jan 20 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.

Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 40 kt out of the Copper River
Delta. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 40 kt out of the Copper River
Delta. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt out of the Copper River
Delta. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Gusts to 30 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Gusts to 30 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Gusts to 30 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing
spray.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing
spray in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight. Freezing spray.
.MON...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Prince William Sound-

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Gusts to 40 kt near Whittier. Seas 3 ft.
Freezing spray.
.SUN...W wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt near Whittier. Seas 3 ft.
Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.
.MON...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 11 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...N wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt except N 30 kt N of Dangerous Cape. Seas
9 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt except N 30 kt N of Dangerous Cape. Seas 9 ft.
Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 20 kt except NW 30 kt N of Dangerous Cape.
Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING SUNDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
in ice free waters 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray. Snow
showers.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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