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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
338 AM AKDT Sun May 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-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas
8 ft building to 14 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas
16 ft. Rain.
.MON...SE wind 35 kt becoming E 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 16 ft.
Rain.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.TUE...E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas
8 ft building to 13 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain.
.MON...E wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
12 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

.TODAY...N wind 10 kt. Higher winds south of Caines Head. Seas 2 ft.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Higher winds south of Caines head. Seas 2 ft.
Rain.
.MON...N wind 10 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.MON...NE wind 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
Rain.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.MON...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Passage Canal-

.TODAY...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.MON...E wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain.
.MON...N wind 30 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the late afternoon.
Seas subsiding to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 12
ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.MON...NE wind 30 kt becoming E 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 12
ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TUE...E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt becoming NE 30 kt after midnight. Seas
10 ft. Rain.
.MON...N wind 25 kt except NE 20 kt N of Dangerous Cape. Seas 10
ft.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt becoming NE 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4
ft building to 8 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
6 ft building to 9 ft after midnight. Rain.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Marmot Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt becoming NE 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4
ft building to 10 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
6 ft building to 12 ft after midnight. Rain.
.MON...N wind 20 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 ft
subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8
ft building to 14 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.MON...N wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.MON...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
.MON...N wind 20 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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