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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
343 AM AKST Tue Dec 7 2021

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 TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 20 kt early becoming NW 40 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.WED...W wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.THU...S wind 45 kt. Seas 20 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 45 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.WED...W wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas
13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.THU...S wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Prince William Sound-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt becoming NW 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4
ft building to 7 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt becoming N 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 ft
subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...E wind 45 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Port Valdez-

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Valdez Arm-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas
6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Passage Canal-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to
45 kt near Whittier in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft in
the afternoon. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Gusts to 50 kt near Whittier. Seas 5 ft.
Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt near Whittier. Seas 4 ft.
Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...E wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

...STORM WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...W wind 50 kt. Seas 15 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...W wind 50 kt diminishing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
14 ft subsiding to 8 ft after midnight. Freezing spray.
.WED...W wind 15 kt increasing to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft building to 10 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...NE wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Barren Islands East-

...STORM WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W wind 50 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 50 kt. Seas 19 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...W wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas
12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...S wind 45 kt. Seas 18 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 40 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 40 kt diminishing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
17 ft.
.WED...W wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...SW wind 50 kt. Seas 26 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

...GALE WARNING TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 35 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt becoming SW 15 kt after midnight. Seas 5
ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight. Freezing spray.
.WED...SW wind 25 kt becoming W 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 ft.
Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Marmot Bay-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas
6 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...W wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...S wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

...GALE WARNING TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 35 kt. Gusts to 55 kt out of bays and passes. Seas 9
ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt out of bays and passes. Seas
8 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...W wind 35 kt. Gusts to 45 kt out of bays and passes. Seas 9
ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...S wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas
8 ft subsiding to 5 ft after midnight. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...N wind 20 kt becoming NW 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 ft.
Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...NE wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft subsiding to
3 ft in the afternoon. Snow.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.WED...NE wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.
.THU...N wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 6 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 30 kt in the outer bay. W wind 15 kt in the inner
bay. Seas 12 ft subsiding to 6 ft in the afternoon...highest in the
outer bay.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt in the outer bay. W wind 10 kt in the inner
bay. Seas 8 ft in the outer bay, 4 ft in the inner bay. Freezing
spray.
.WED...SE wind 10 kt becoming W 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft
building to 6 ft in the afternoon in the outer bay. Snow.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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