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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
351 AM AKDT Mon Apr 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.

Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-

...GALE WARNING TODAY AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt. Near the coast, SE wind 35 kt diminishing
to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 14 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...Variable wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Passage Canal-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE...E wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt increasing to 35 kt after midnight.
Seas 6 ft building to 13 ft after midnight. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 15 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt becoming SE 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt. N of Dangerous Cape, variable wind 10 kt
becoming SW 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt after midnight.
Seas 14 ft. Rain.
.TUE...S wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft building to 6 ft after midnight. Rain.
.TUE...S wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Marmot Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 ft building to 12 ft after midnight. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 30 kt becoming SW 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 12 ft subsiding to 5 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt becoming SW 15 kt by afternoon. Seas 5 ft.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft building to 8 ft after
midnight. Rain.
.TUE...S wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft building to 8 ft after midnight. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft after midnight. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$



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