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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
535 AM AKDT Sun Apr 22 2018

Updated area 141

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 TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 40 kt. Seas building to 16 ft in the afternoon.
Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt except E 35 kt near the coast.  Seas
15 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.MON...SE wind 15 kt. Near the coast, SE wind 30 kt diminishing
to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 14 ft. Rain showers.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 35 kt. Seas building to 15 ft in the afternoon.
Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain showers.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.MON...Variable wind 10 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.MON...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.  Widespread
rain showers.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.  Widespread rain
showers.
.MON NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.MON...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.MON...E wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.  Seas
2 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 40 kt. Seas building to 15 ft in the afternoon.
Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain showers.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 40 kt diminishing to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 15 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt during the morning.
Seas 13 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.MON...W wind 25 kt. N of Dangerous Cape, variable wind 10 kt
becoming SW 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain showers.
.MON...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Marmot Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
12 ft subsiding to 7 ft in the afternoon. Widespread rain
showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.MON...E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 8 ft subsiding to 5 ft after midnight. Rain showers.
.MON...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain showers.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt. Gusts to 30 kt during the morning. Seas 3
ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain showers.
.MON...NE wind 10 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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