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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
319 PM AKDT Fri Apr 20 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.

Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt becoming E 35 kt after midnight. Seas
10 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN...E wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt after midnight. Seas
7 ft building to 11 ft after midnight. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN...E wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
Rain.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.SUN...E wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Port Valdez-

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

Valdez Narrows-

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt in the evening becoming N 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Widespread rain showers.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft. Rain.
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt becoming NE 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SAT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2
ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SAT...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas
12 ft building to 18 ft after midnight. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas
12 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN...E wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt becoming E 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Marmot Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...E wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft
building to 6 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming E 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft building to 5 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SUN...E wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt becoming NE. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...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.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft after
midnight.
.SAT...E wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...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.

Kachemak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
4 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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