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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK63 PAFC

FZAK63 PAFC 191244
OFFN12

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
343 AM AKST Fri Jan 19 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-

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
Variable wind 10 kt. Gusts to 25 kt out of the Copper River
Delta. Seas 8 ft.

TONIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Gusts to 40 kt out of the Copper River
Delta after midnight. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
NE wind 15 kt. Gusts to 40 kt out of the Copper River
Delta. Seas 7 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

SUN
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Cape Cleare to Gore Point-

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 8 ft.

TONIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Gusts to 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
NE wind 15 kt. Gusts to 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SUN
N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Resurrection Bay-

TODAY
N wind increasing to 15 kt. Seas building to 3 ft.

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

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

SAT NIGHT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN
N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Prince William Sound-

TODAY
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TONIGHT
N wind 10 kt. Gusts to 25 kt out of bays and passes. Seas
2 ft.

SAT
N wind 15 kt. Gusts to 25 kt out of bays and passes. Seas 3
ft.

SAT NIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Port Valdez-

TODAY
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TONIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.

SAT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.

SAT NIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Valdez Narrows-

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY


TODAY
N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.

TONIGHT
N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.

SAT
N wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.

SAT NIGHT
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Valdez Arm-

TODAY
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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

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

SAT NIGHT
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SUN
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Passage Canal-

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY


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

TONIGHT
W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.

SAT
W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt near Whittier. Seas 4 ft.
Freezing spray.

SAT NIGHT
W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN
W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-

GALE WARNING SATURDAY


TODAY
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray near Kamishak Bay.

TONIGHT
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.

SAT
NW wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.

SAT NIGHT
NW wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.

SUN
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Barren Islands East-

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SATURDAY


TODAY
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

TONIGHT
N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

SAT
N wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

SAT NIGHT
N wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

SUN
N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Marmot Island to Sitkinak-

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SATURDAY


TODAY
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

TONIGHT
N wind 20 kt except N 25 kt N of Dangerous Cape. Seas
9 ft.

SAT
N wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

SAT NIGHT
N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

SUN
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Chiniak Bay-

TODAY
NW wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft.

TONIGHT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Marmot Bay-

TODAY
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.

TONIGHT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.

SAT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Shelikof Strait-

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SATURDAY


TODAY
SW wind 15 kt becoming N 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 4 ft.

TONIGHT
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.

SAT
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.

SAT NIGHT
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

SUN
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Cook Inlet Kalgin Island to Point Bede-

TODAY
N 10 kt increasing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft
building to 5 ft in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.

SAT
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.

SAT NIGHT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SUN
N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-

TODAY
NE wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters
2 ft.

SAT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 1 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NE wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.

SUN
NE wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.

Kachemak Bay-

TODAY
N wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft.

TONIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.