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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
336 PM AKDT Wed May 23 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.

PKZ197-241215-
336 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A front enters the southwestern Gulf tonight. A 1000 mb low 145 nm
southeast of Kodiak City Thu afternoon moves to 45 nm east of
Kodiak City at 1000 mb by Fri afternoon. A new low moves to 400 nm
south of Sitkinak at 995 mb by Fri afternoon.

$$

PKZ119-241215-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
336 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.MON...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ120-241215-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
336 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ121-241215-
Resurrection Bay-
336 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 ft. Rain
showers.
.THU...N wind 10 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
Rain.
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ125-241215-
Prince William Sound-
336 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-241215-
Port Valdez-
336 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-241215-
Valdez Narrows-
336 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming NE after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt becoming SW wind 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming NE after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ128-241215-
Valdez Arm-
336 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-241215-
Passage Canal-
336 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-241215-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
336 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 20 kt except variable 10 kt N of Augustine
Island. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ131-241215-
Barren Islands East-
336 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ132-241215-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
336 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt except NE 20 kt N of Dangerous
Cape. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...W wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ136-241215-
Chiniak Bay-
336 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ137-241215-
Marmot Bay-
336 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ138-241215-
Shelikof Strait-
336 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ139-241215-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
336 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft after midnight.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ140-241215-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
336 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ141-241215-
Kachemak Bay-
336 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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