Marine Forecast for the North Gulf Coast, Kodiak Island, and Cook Inlet


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CWFAER

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
354 AM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

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.

PKZ197-220145-
354 AM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...

A trough of low pressure over the central Gulf of Alaska will
weaken through late this morning before a front moves into the 
western Gulf of Alaska this evening through Wed morning. A front 
over the Alaska Peninsula Wed night will move into the Gulf Thu 
morning.

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PKZ119-220145-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
354 AM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming N 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 6 ft.
.WED...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...E wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

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PKZ120-220145-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
354 AM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt increasing to 35 kt after midnight. 
Seas 8 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

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PKZ121-220145-
Resurrection Bay-
354 AM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. 
Seas 3  ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. 
Seas building to 6 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.
.WED...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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PKZ125-220145-
Prince William Sound-
354 AM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...N wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. 
Seas 3 ft building to 6 ft after midnight.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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PKZ126-220145-
Port Valdez-
354 AM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. 
Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt after midnight. 
Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft after midnight. Freezing spray.
.WED...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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PKZ127-220145-
Valdez Narrows-
354 AM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. 
Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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PKZ128-220145-
Valdez Arm-
354 AM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight. 
Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft after midnight. Freezing spray.
.WED...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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PKZ129-220145-
Passage Canal-
354 AM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 10 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts to 20 kt near Whittier. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 45 kt near Whittier. Seas 4 ft. 
Freezing spray.
.WED...W wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt near Whittier. Seas 5 ft. 
Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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PKZ130-220145-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
354 AM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt becoming W 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon. 
Seas 9 ft subsiding to 5 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

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PKZ131-220145-
Barren Islands East-
354 AM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt becoming NW 20 kt in the afternoon. 
Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.

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PKZ132-220145-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
354 AM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt after midnight. 
Seas 12 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon. 
Seas 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N wind 45 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SAT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.

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PKZ136-220145-
Chiniak Bay-
354 AM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt becoming W 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 ft
subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

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PKZ137-220145-
Marmot Bay-
354 AM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt becoming W 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU THROUGH SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

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PKZ138-220145-
Shelikof Strait-
354 AM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...
.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt becoming W 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt becoming SW 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 ft
subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

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PKZ139-220145-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
354 AM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 ft
subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

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PKZ140-220145-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
354 AM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017
.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

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PKZ141-220145-
Kachemak Bay-
354 AM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017
.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NW wind 20 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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