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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
337 AM AKST WED JAN 18 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 THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

RESURRECTION BAY-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

PORT VALDEZ-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

VALDEZ NARROWS-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

VALDEZ ARM-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

PASSAGE CANAL-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 4 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 5 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 4 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

BARREN ISLANDS EAST-

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 35 KT BECOMING W 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT EXCEPT NW 35 KT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE.
SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT EXCEPT NW 40 KT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE.
SEAS 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

CHINIAK BAY-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MARMOT BAY-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SHELIKOF STRAIT-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-

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

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

COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.THU...NE WIND 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT.

KACHEMAK BAY-

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

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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