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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
332 PM AKST Wed Dec 12 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 TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt by midnight. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...S wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas
building to 5 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray. Snow
showers.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming W 20 kt after midnight. Seas
building to 4 ft after midnight. Snow showers.
.THU...W wind 20 kt becoming N 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft
subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow showers.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow showers.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow
showers.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
3 ft. Snow showers.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray. Snow
showers.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow showers.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray. Snow
showers.
.FRI...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Passage Canal-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt becoming W this evening then increasing to
25 kt after midnight. Gusts to 40 kt near Whittier after midnight.
Seas building to 4 ft. Snow showers.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt near Whittier. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow
showers.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...W wind 20 kt in the morning becoming variable 10 kt. Seas
11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 40 kt except W 30 kt N of Dangerous Cape. Seas
15 ft.
.THU...W wind 40 kt becoming SW 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 18
ft. Snow showers and rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI...E wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow showers.
.THU...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Marmot Bay-

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow showers.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray. Snow showers.
.FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt, except W wind 25 kt south of Anchor Point.
Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...NW wind 15 kt becoming N 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft building to 10 ft after
midnight. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...W wind 10 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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