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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
342 AM 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...

.TODAY...E wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
9 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt becoming variable in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers
and snow showers.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain showers and snow
showers.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers and widespread 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.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers and widespread
snow showers.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt becoming Variable wind 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TODAY...E wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt in the morning becoming variable 10 kt. Seas
7 ft subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon. Snow showers.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...E wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Barren Islands East-

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.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.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SE 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt becoming N 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7
ft subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 4 ft in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.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...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$



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