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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
338 AM AKDT Fri Apr 20 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 TODAY AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 25 kt becoming S 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8
ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...E wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

.TODAY...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow showers.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...E wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TODAY...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...E wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain
showers.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread
rain showers.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain
showers.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming N 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft. Rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

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

Passage Canal-

.TODAY...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft. Widespread rain and snow showers.
.SAT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Barren Islands East-

.TODAY...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...E wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...S wind 15 kt becoming SE 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TODAY...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SE 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

.TODAY...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt becoming E 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 ft
subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TODAY...SE wind 10 kt becoming S 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$



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