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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
317 PM AKDT Thu Apr 19 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.

PKZ197-201215-
317 PM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A 989 mb low 70 nm east of Middleton Island will move inland by
tonight. A front will move into the southwestern Gulf by Sat
afternoon.

$$

PKZ119-201215-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
317 PM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...E wind 40 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.MON...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ120-201215-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
317 PM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...E wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ121-201215-
Resurrection Bay-
317 PM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ125-201215-
Prince William Sound-
317 PM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers and widespread snow
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...E wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ126-201215-
Port Valdez-
317 PM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain and snow
showers.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread
rain and snow showers.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-201215-
Valdez Narrows-
317 PM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Rain and snow showers. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain and snow showers.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ128-201215-
Valdez Arm-
317 PM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft
building to 4 ft in the afternoon. Widespread rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt becoming NE 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-201215-
Passage Canal-
317 PM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming E after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-201215-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
317 PM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN...E wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ131-201215-
Barren Islands East-
317 PM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...E wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ132-201215-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
317 PM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ136-201215-
Chiniak Bay-
317 PM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ137-201215-
Marmot Bay-
317 PM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SE 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ138-201215-
Shelikof Strait-
317 PM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ139-201215-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
317 PM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ140-201215-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
317 PM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt in the late afternoon. Seas
3 ft building to 5 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
6 ft subsiding to 4 ft after midnight.
.SAT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ141-201215-
Kachemak Bay-
317 PM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 10 kt becoming S 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$


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