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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
317 PM AKDT Thu Apr 19 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-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers and widespread snow
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Port Valdez-

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

Valdez Narrows-

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Rain and snow showers. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain and snow showers.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft
building to 4 ft in the afternoon. Widespread rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt becoming NE 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Passage Canal-

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

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Barren Islands East-

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SE 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

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

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

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

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt in the late afternoon. Seas
3 ft building to 5 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
6 ft subsiding to 4 ft after midnight.
.SAT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 10 kt becoming S 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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