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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
352 AM 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.

PKZ197-240100-
352 AM AKDT Wed May 23 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...A 1005 mb low 150 nm southeast of Kodiak City remains
nearly stationary and then dissipates this evening. A front enters
the southwestern Gulf tonight. A new 1001 mb low forms 200 nm
southeast of Kodiak City Thu morning and moves 80 nm southeast of
Kodiak City at 1002 mb Thu night.

$$

PKZ119-240100-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
352 AM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ120-240100-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
352 AM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ121-240100-
Resurrection Bay-
352 AM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

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

$$

PKZ125-240100-
Prince William Sound-
352 AM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ126-240100-
Port Valdez-
352 AM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.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. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ127-240100-
Valdez Narrows-
352 AM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

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

$$

PKZ128-240100-
Valdez Arm-
352 AM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ129-240100-
Passage Canal-
352 AM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.THU...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ130-240100-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
352 AM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...E wind increasing to 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ131-240100-
Barren Islands East-
352 AM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E wind increasing to 20 kt. Seas building to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ132-240100-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
352 AM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ136-240100-
Chiniak Bay-
352 AM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ137-240100-
Marmot Bay-
352 AM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ138-240100-
Shelikof Strait-
352 AM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft building to 7 ft in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ139-240100-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
352 AM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...S wind 10 kt early becoming N 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ140-240100-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
352 AM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...S wind 10 kt early becoming NE 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.
.SUN...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ141-240100-
Kachemak Bay-
352 AM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.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 NE 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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