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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK63 PAFC

FZAK63 PAFC 201251
OFFN12

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
351 AM AKST Mon Nov 20 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.

Cape Suckling to Cape Cleare-

GALE WARNING TODAY


TODAY
NE wind 40 kt diminishing to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 18 ft. Rain.

TONIGHT
NE wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt out of the Copper River
Delta. Seas 13 ft.

TUE
NE wind 20 kt in the morning becoming variable 10 kt.
Seas 10 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

WED
N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

GALE WARNING TODAY


TODAY
NE wind 45 kt diminishing to 35 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 19 ft.

TONIGHT
NE wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 14 ft.

TUE
NE wind 15 kt in the morning becoming variable 10 kt.
Seas 9 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

WED
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
N wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.

TONIGHT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.

TUE
N wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.

TUE NIGHT
N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

WED
N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Prince William Sound-

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT


TODAY
NE wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt out of northern bays and
passes. Seas 4 ft.

TONIGHT
N wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft.

TUE
N wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft.

WED
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Port Valdez-

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.

TONIGHT
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.

TUE
NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.

TUE NIGHT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

WED
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
N wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.

TONIGHT
NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.

TUE
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.

TUE NIGHT
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED
NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Valdez Arm-

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

TONIGHT
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.

TUE
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.

TUE NIGHT
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

WED
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Passage Canal-

TODAY
W wind 15 kt. Gusts to 35 kt near Whittier. Seas 2 ft.

TONIGHT
W wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts
to 30 kt near Whittier. Seas 2 ft.

TUE
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE NIGHT
W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

WED
W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

GALE WARNING TODAY


TODAY
N wind 40 kt except 15 kt west of Augustine Island.
Seas 15 ft.

TONIGHT
N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

TUE
W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NW wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft.

WED
N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Barren Islands East-

GALE WARNING TODAY


TODAY
NE wind 45 kt. Seas 20 ft.

TONIGHT
NE wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 16 ft.

TUE
N wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NW wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.

WED
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

STORM WARNING TODAY


TODAY
N wind 55 kt diminishing to 45 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 22 ft. Widespread rain showers.

TONIGHT
N wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 19 ft subsiding to 14 ft after midnight.

TUE
N wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.

WED
W wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

GALE WARNING TODAY


TODAY
N wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.

TONIGHT
N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

TUE
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.

WED
W wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Marmot Bay-

GALE WARNING TODAY


TODAY
N wind 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.

TONIGHT
N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft after
midnight.

TUE
NW wind 10 kt becoming W 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

WED
W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

GALE WARNING TODAY


TODAY
N wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft.

TONIGHT
N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft subsiding to 7 ft after
midnight.

TUE
W wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

WED
W wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

GALE WARNING TODAY


TODAY
NE wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.

TONIGHT
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

TUE
NE wind 15 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

WED
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.

TONIGHT
NE wind 25 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 5 ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight. Freezing spray.

TUE
E wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
NE wind 25 kt...strongest over the outer waters. Seas 4 ft.

TONIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TUE
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.

WED
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.