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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
334 AM AKDT Wed Apr 25 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.

PKZ197-260030-
334 AM AKDT Wed Apr 25 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A weakening front continues to cross the Gulf and Southeast
Alaska through Thu afternoon. Weak troughs slip over the Gulf
through Fri morning. High pressure edges across the Gulf for Fri
morning.

$$

PKZ119-260030-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
334 AM AKDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ120-260030-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
334 AM AKDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ121-260030-
Resurrection Bay-
334 AM AKDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...S wind 15 kt. Gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Higher seas south of Caines Head. Widespread rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts to
25 in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft. Higher seas south of Caines Head.
Widespread rain showers.
.THU...S wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft. Higher seas south of Caines Head. Rain showers and snow showers.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ125-260030-
Prince William Sound-
334 AM AKDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt becoming S 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-260030-
Port Valdez-
334 AM AKDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain and snow showers.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Widespread snow and rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-260030-
Valdez Narrows-
334 AM AKDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...SW wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain and snow
showers.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
Widespread rain and snow showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ128-260030-
Valdez Arm-
334 AM AKDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...SW wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain and snow showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-260030-
Passage Canal-
334 AM AKDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.THU...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-260030-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
334 AM AKDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ131-260030-
Barren Islands East-
334 AM AKDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ132-260030-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
334 AM AKDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ136-260030-
Chiniak Bay-
334 AM AKDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...S wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ137-260030-
Marmot Bay-
334 AM AKDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ138-260030-
Shelikof Strait-
334 AM AKDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain showers.
.THU...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ139-260030-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
334 AM AKDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ140-260030-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
334 AM AKDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 9 ft subsiding to 5 ft after midnight.
.THU...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft building to 7 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ141-260030-
Kachemak Bay-
334 AM AKDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft except 3 ft in the inner bay.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Gusts to 25 kt in the evening. Seas 6 ft
except 3 ft in the inner bay.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft building to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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