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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
509 AM AKDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Updated area 132

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-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
4  ft building to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt becoming E 35 kt after midnight. Seas
8 ft building to 13 ft after midnight. Rain.
.SUN...E wind 40 kt. Seas 15 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt after midnight. Seas
13 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN...E wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TODAY...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming variable after midnight. Seas
2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
building 3 ft building to 5 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.SUN...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread
rain showers.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain and
snow.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain
showers.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt becoming NE wind 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TODAY...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt by afternoon. Seas
4 ft building to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas
building to 15 ft. Rain.
.SUN...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas
15 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN...E wind 40 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
14 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt becoming E 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas
9 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
7 ft subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Marmot Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft building to 6 ft in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
10 ft subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon. Widespread rain
showers.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt becoming E 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.SUN...NE wind 30 kt becoming NE 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
11 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas
5 ft building to 10 ft after midnight.
.SUN...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt becoming NE 25 kt after midnight. Seas
5 ft building to 9 ft after midnight.
.SUN...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas
4  ft.
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt becoming E 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft
subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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