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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
353 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 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.

PKZ197-241415-
353 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTH GULF COAST+KODIAK ISLAND WATERS+
COOK INLET...
A 1001 mb low will form 75 nm northeast of Kodiak then it will
move to 80 nm southeast of Middleton Island at 988 mb Sat morning.
It will then move into the eastern Gulf Sat night at 986 mb.

$$

PKZ119-241415-
Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-
353 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt becoming SE 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 10 ft subsiding to 6 ft after midnight. Snow.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft building to 15 ft in the
afternoon. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.TUE...W wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ120-241415-
Cape Cleare to Gore Point-
353 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming NE 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 7 ft. Snow.
.SAT...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 12 ft building to 19 ft in the
afternoon. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 45 kt diminishing to 35 kt after midnight.
Seas 19 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...W wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ121-241415-
Resurrection Bay-
353 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt increasing to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft in the afternoon. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 30 kt with gusts to 45 kt. Seas 6 ft.
Freezing spray.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ125-241415-
Prince William Sound-
353 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 ft. Snow.
.SAT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft building to 6 ft in the afternoon.
Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Seas 7 ft.
Freezing spray.
.SUN...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ126-241415-
Port Valdez-
353 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.SAT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON THROUGH WED...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ127-241415-
Valdez Narrows-
353 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt becoming NE 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Freezing spray. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ128-241415-
Valdez Arm-
353 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ129-241415-
Passage Canal-
353 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
.SAT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming W 25 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...W wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ130-241415-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
353 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...STORM WARNING SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt becoming N 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.
.SAT...W wind 50 kt with gusts to 70 kt. Seas 22 ft.
Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 50 kt. Gusts up to 70 kt in the evening.
Seas 21 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...W wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ131-241415-
Barren Islands East-
353 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...STORM WARNING SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt becoming NW 40 kt after midnight.
Seas 7 ft building to 12 ft after midnight. Snow and rain.
.SAT...W wind 50 kt with gusts to 70 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 50 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON...W wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ132-241415-
Marmot Island to Sitkinak-
353 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 15 ft. Rain.
.SAT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SUN...W wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.MON...W wind 45 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.TUE...W wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...W wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ136-241415-
Chiniak Bay-
353 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt becoming W 50 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft
building to 7 ft after midnight. Rain.
.SAT...W wind 45 kt with gusts to 60 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 50 kt diminishing to 40 kt after midnight.
Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON THROUGH WED...W wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ137-241415-
Marmot Bay-
353 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt becoming W 50 kt after midnight. Seas 4 ft
building to 11 ft after midnight. Snow and rain.
.SAT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 45 kt with gusts to 60 kt diminishing to
35 kt after midnight. Seas 12 ft subsiding to 8 ft after midnight.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...W wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...W wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ138-241415-
Shelikof Strait-
353 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt becoming W 45 kt with gusts to 60 kt out of
bays and passes after midnight. Seas 7 ft building to 13 ft after
midnight. Snow and rain.
.SAT...W wind 45 kt with gusts to 60 kt out of bays and passes.
Seas 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 45 kt diminishing to 35 kt after midnight.
Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ139-241415-
Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-
353 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 6 ft.
Freezing spray. Snow.
.SAT...SW wind 40 kt with gusts to 60 kt along southern Cook
Inlet...north of Anchor Point SW wind 25 kt with gusts to 40 kt out
of bays and passes. Seas in ice free waters 19 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 35 kt with gusts to 50 kt along southern Cook
Inlet. North of Anchor Point W wind 25 kt with gusts to 40 kt out of
bays and passes becoming NW 20 kt after midnight. Seas in ice free
waters 16 ft subsiding to 11 ft after midnight. Freezing spray.
.SUN...NW wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.
.MON...W wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 6 ft.
.TUE...W wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft.
.WED...NW wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft.

$$

PKZ140-241415-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
353 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Snow.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt. Patchy freezing fog. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Patchy freezing fog.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt.
.MON...N wind 10 kt.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N wind 10 kt.

$$

PKZ141-241415-
Kachemak Bay-
353 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 ft. Snow.
.SAT...W wind 40 kt with gusts to 55 kt near the entrance to the bay.
Seas 15 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 35 kt with gusts to 50 kt near the entrance of
the bay becoming NW 25 kt after midnight. Seas 15 ft subsiding to 10
ft after midnight. Freezing spray.
.SUN...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...W wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$
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