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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
331 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

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-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

RESURRECTION BAY-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

PORT VALDEZ-

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

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

VALDEZ NARROWS-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

VALDEZ ARM-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

PASSAGE CANAL-

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

.TODAY...W WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 5 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
TO 35 KT NEAR WHITTIER IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

BARREN ISLANDS EAST-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT BECOMING W 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT. N OF DANGEROUS CAPE...NW WIND 25 KT
BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

CHINIAK BAY-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MARMOT BAY-

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SHELIKOF STRAIT-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.

COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT.

KACHEMAK BAY-

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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