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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
313 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR COASTAL WATERS  FOR THE NORTHERN GULF OF ALASKA COAST
UP TO 100 NM OUT INCLUDING KODIAK ISLAND AND COOK INLET.

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT...EXCEPT 25 KT NEAR THE
COAST. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT EXCEPT 25 KT NEAR THE COAST. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8
FT BUILDING TO 13 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT BECOMING E 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
19 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

RESURRECTION BAY

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES
HEAD.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

PORT VALDEZ

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

VALDEZ NARROWS

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 35 KT BECOMING NE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

VALDEZ ARM

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

PASSAGE CANAL

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
10 FT BUILDING TO 16 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS
15 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

BARREN ISLANDS EAST

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
8 FT BUILDING TO 13 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS
19 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

CHINIAK BAY

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

.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 FT.
RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

MARMOT BAY

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

.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 FT.
RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

SHELIKOF STRAIT

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
8 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS
12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND

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

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

KACHEMAK BAY

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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