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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
403 AM AKST Sat Nov 27 2021

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 SUNDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 15 kt except becoming variable 15 kt W of Middleton
Island in the afternoon. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray. Snow showers.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Freezing spray. Snow showers.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 2increasing to 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

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

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing
spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Gusts to 40 kt in the evening. Seas 6 ft.
Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Prince William Sound-

.TODAY...SE wind 20 kt shifting to NE in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Freezing spray. Snow showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

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

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind increasing to 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Passage Canal-

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

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt near Whittier. Seas 4 ft.
Heavy freezing spray. Snow.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt near Whittier. Seas 4 ft.
Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...W wind 20 kt. Gusts to 30 kt near Whittier. Seas 3 ft. Heavy
freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

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

.TODAY...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 11 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...W wind 45 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Barren Islands East-

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

.TODAY...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...W wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Marmot Bay-

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

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

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

.TODAY...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Gusts to 55 kt out of western bays and
passes. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...W wind 35 kt. Gusts to 50 kt out western bays and passes in
the morning. Seas 8 ft subsiding to 5 ft in the afternoon. Heavy
freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

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

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft. Heavy
freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 6 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray except heavy
freezing spray near the outer bay.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt becoming NW 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft
building to 6 ft after midnight. Heavy freezing spray developing
after midnight.
.SUN...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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