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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
345 AM AKDT Wed May 22 2019

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 THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
8 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.THU...S wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas
5 ft building to 10 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt becoming S 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Rain.
.THU...S wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt becoming NE 25 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft
building to 6 ft after midnight. Rain.
.THU...E wind 25 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6
ft subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt becoming W 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt becoming SW 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming N after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt becoming SW 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TODAY...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt increasing to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas
8 ft building to 12 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E wind 45 kt diminishing to 35 kt after midnight. Seas
16 ft subsiding to 12 ft after midnight. Rain.
.THU...E wind 35 kt becoming SE 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 11 ft
subsiding to 6 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...E wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt increasing to 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas
13 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 45 kt diminishing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
15 ft.
.THU...S wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.FRI...E wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.THU...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas
14 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.THU...S wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Marmot Bay-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt increasing to 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas
10 ft building to 17 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.THU...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt increasing to 45 kt. Seas 10 ft building to 17 ft in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain.
.THU...S wind 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...E wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
building to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...NE wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9 ft subsiding to 4 ft in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt becoming E 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas building to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...NE wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
7 ft subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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