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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
247 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 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-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
9 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FT
BUILDING TO 13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT BECOMING S 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR THE
COAST...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-

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

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FT
BUILDING TO 13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 13
FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

RESURRECTION BAY-

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES
HEAD. RAIN.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-

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

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT NEAR THE HINCHINBROOK
ENTRANCE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

PORT VALDEZ-

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

VALDEZ NARROWS-

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

VALDEZ ARM-

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

PASSAGE CANAL-

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-

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

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT BECOMING NE 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 FT.
RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

BARREN ISLANDS EAST-

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

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT
BUILDING TO 14 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT BECOMING S 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
12 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6
FT BUILDING TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

CHINIAK BAY-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT . RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MARMOT BAY-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3  BUILDING TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SHELIKOF STRAIT-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-

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

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

KACHEMAK BAY-

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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