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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
347 PM AKDT Tue Apr 13 2021

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 THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E wind 40 kt. Near the coast, E wind 35 kt increasing
to 45 kt after midnight. Seas 8 ft building to 14 ft after midnight.
Rain.
.WED...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 14 ft.
.THU...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt becoming 40 kt after midnight. Seas 11 ft.
Rain.
.WED...SE wind 30 kt becoming S 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 13 ft.
Rain showers.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 30 kt becoming SE 20 kt after midnight. Seas
14 ft.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Rain.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. Rain.
.THU...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt increasing to 35 kt after midnight. Seas
4 ft building to 9 ft after midnight. Rain.
.WED...E wind 45 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 35 kt diminishing to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 9 ft subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. Rain.
.THU...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt becoming E 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft. Rain.
.WED...E wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.THU...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Rain.
.WED...NE wind 15 kt becoming SW wind 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
Rain.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Arm-

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft building to 5 ft after midnight. Rain.
.WED...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt becoming NE wind 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 5 ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Passage Canal-

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft building to 4 ft after midnight. Rain.
.WED...E wind 40 kt diminishing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas
6 ft. Rain and snow.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight. Rain.
.THU...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt becoming N 40 kt after midnight. Seas 8
ft building to 16 ft after midnight. Rain.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt becoming W 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 12 ft
subsiding to 5 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt in the evening becoming variable 10 kt.
Seas 5 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.WED...W wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.WED...W wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt becoming E 15 kt after midnight. Seas
8 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft
subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Marmot Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt becoming SW 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4
ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt becoming N 35 kt after midnight. Seas
10 ft. Rain.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 25 kt becoming SW 15 kt after midnight. Seas
5 ft subsiding to 3 ft after midnight.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas
8 ft building to 15 ft after midnight. Rain and snow.
.WED...N wind 35 kt becoming W 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 15 ft
subsiding to 5 ft in the afternoon. Snow.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 25 kt becoming SE 15 kt after midnight. Seas
6 ft subsiding to 3 ft after midnight.
.THU...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt becoming N 35 kt after midnight. Seas 5
ft building to 10 ft after midnight. Rain and snow.
.WED...N wind 35 kt becoming E 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 10 ft
subsiding to 7 ft in the afternoon. Rain and snow.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 25 kt becoming NE 10 kt after midnight. Seas
5 ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight.
.THU...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt becoming N 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft, except building to 6 ft along the Outer Bay. Rain.
.WED...N wind 15 kt becoming SW 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft
building to 4 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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