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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
357 PM AKST Wed Feb 20 2019

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 THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Gusts to 40 kt along the coast after
midnight. Seas 8 ft. Rain and snow.
.THU...W wind 40 kt. Gusts to 50 kt along the coast. Seas 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Gusts to 45 kt along the coast. Seas 14
ft.
.FRI...N wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt shifting to SW in the late evening then becoming
NW after midnight. Seas 7 ft. Rain and snow.
.THU...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.
.THU...N wind 35 kt. Gusts to 45 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing
spray.
.FRI...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind increasing to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 ft. Snow.
.THU...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 4 ft after
midnight.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Snow.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 40 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Valdez Arm-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Passage Canal-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.
.THU...W wind 35 kt. Gusts to 45 kt near Whittier. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Gusts to 40 kt near Whittier. Seas 5 ft.
Freezing spray.
.FRI...W wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow.
.THU...W wind 35 kt. Gusts to 50 kt out of western bays and passes. Seas
10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 3increasing to 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain with snow.
.THU...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 11 ft building to 16 ft in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

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

.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

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

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Marmot Bay-

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

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt becoming W 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft. Rain.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

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

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
7 ft. Rain and snow.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Gusts to 55 kt out of western bays and passes. Seas
7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

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

.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft after midnight.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Freezing spray. Snow.
.THU...SW wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt.

Kachemak Bay-

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

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt becoming NW 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2
ft. Snow.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt near the Inlet. Seas 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt becoming N 10 kt after midnight. Gusts to
35 kt near the Inlet in the evening. Seas 8 ft subsiding to 2 ft
after midnight.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$


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