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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
332 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 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.

PKZ197-271230-
332 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
High pressure builds in the Gulf through Sat morning. A front will
move into the southwestern Gulf Sat.

$$

PKZ119-271230-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
332 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt becoming S 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 7 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 7 ft.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ120-271230-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
332 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Showers.
.FRI...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ121-271230-
Resurrection Bay-
332 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Widespread rain and snow showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ125-271230-
Prince William Sound-
332 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-271230-
Port Valdez-
332 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 10 kt
in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Widespread rain showers.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-271230-
Valdez Narrows-
332 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ128-271230-
Valdez Arm-
332 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SAT...Variable wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-271230-
Passage Canal-
332 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-271230-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
332 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt becoming SW 15 kt late. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming S 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 5 ft building to 10 ft after midnight.
.SAT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ131-271230-
Barren Islands East-
332 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ132-271230-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
332 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ136-271230-
Chiniak Bay-
332 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ137-271230-
Marmot Bay-
332 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt becoming S 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ138-271230-
Shelikof Strait-
332 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft building to 9 ft
after midnight.
.FRI...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ139-271230-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
332 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Showers.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt late.
Seas 9 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt late.
Seas 8 ft. Showers.
.SAT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ140-271230-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
332 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ141-271230-
Kachemak Bay-
332 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt becoming SW 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft building to 6 ft in the afternoon. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt becoming SE 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 5 ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight.
.SAT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$


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