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Old March 29th, 2007, 11:37 PM
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Default Weather for Alaskan cruise in early May?

I will be going on NCL in early May and was wondering if it will be cold and I should bring a heavy jacket, sweaters and warm pants. Also, are the cabins stuffy inside and can you adjust the temperature? I hope the cabins aren't too small! I just hope I don't get seasick.
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Old April 8th, 2007, 11:56 AM
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Yes, it will get cold on the decks. You will want to be there for the scenery. Layer your clothing is probably the best, you don't need to take a heavy winter coat, not good for packing. We went in mid June 2005 and it was beautiful. Take a pair of gloves. You will love it.
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Old April 8th, 2007, 01:51 PM
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Definitely go for layers, with a waterproof windbreaker as the top layer. We did Alaskan cruise in May years ago. On one day, I was freezing on deck, the next I got sunburned. That's why layers are best. You can adjust to the really wide range of temp's. I carried gloves and a skier's headband in my pocket and ued them a lot.
You are not likely to get seasick, as the inside passage is usually very calm water. But, I am very prone to it, so I always carry meclizine, aka bonine with me. Most ships give it away at the purser's desk or the ship's doctor's front desk, but I need to take it at the very first sign...dizziness for me.
I truly hate being cold, but Alaska is worth anything. It is a truly awe inspiring trip. Enjoy!
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