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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
351 AM AKDT Thu Apr 25 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 TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt becoming E 25 kt in the afternoon.
Near the coast, E wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt becoming N after midnight. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE wind increasing to 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt becoming NW 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 20 kt in the morning becoming variable 10 kt.
Seas 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind increasing to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 ft. Rain with snow.
.TONIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt in the morning becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt in the morning becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft subsiding.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts to
20 kt near Whittier increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...W wind 15 kt. Gusts to 25 kt near Whittier in the morning.
Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt becoming N 20 kt late. Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt becoming N 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...W wind 15 kt becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt becoming NW 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 6 ft subsiding to 3 ft after midnight.
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt becoming NW 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable
less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming N after midnight.
Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NW 10 kt
in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.


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