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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
408 AM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

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-

...STORM WARNING SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
11 FT BUILDING TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 55 KT BECOMING S 35 KT S OF MIDDLETON ISLAND IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 19 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
11 FT BUILDING TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 19 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

RESURRECTION BAY-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT...SEAS HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
RAIN.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

PORT VALDEZ-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

VALDEZ NARROWS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

VALDEZ ARM-

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

PASSAGE CANAL-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

BARREN ISLANDS EAST-

...STORM WARNING SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
9 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 50 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 12
FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT. N OF
DANGEROUS CAPE...E WIND 45 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

CHINIAK BAY-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
7 FT BUILDING TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
13 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MARMOT BAY-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
9 FT BUILDING TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 45 KT BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 17 FT
SUBSIDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SHELIKOF STRAIT-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
7 FT BUILDING TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

KACHEMAK BAY-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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