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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
300 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 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 SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft building to 9 ft after
midnight.
.SUN...W wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 15 kt becoming W 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...W wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Prince William Sound-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Port Valdez-

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

Valdez Narrows-

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Barren Islands East-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...W wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

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

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt becoming W 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft after
midnight.
.SUN...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow showers.
.SUN...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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