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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
358 AM AKST WED FEB 22 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-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 35 KT BY AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING N 35 KT BY LATE MORNING.
SEAS BUILDING TO  9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT DURING
THE EVENING. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

RESURRECTION BAY-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT BY LATE MORNING...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT BY LATE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING N 15 KT BY LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 FT.
SNOW.
.TONIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

PORT VALDEZ-

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

VALDEZ NARROWS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT BY LATE MORNING...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO
3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

VALDEZ ARM-

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT BY LATE MORNING...THEN
DIMINISHING TO N 10 KT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

PASSAGE CANAL-

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
SNOW.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 2 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT BY LATE MORNING.
SEAS 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

BARREN ISLANDS EAST-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...W WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT THIS MORNING...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

CHINIAK BAY-

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MARMOT BAY-

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SHELIKOF STRAIT-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT AND THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT BY AFTERNOON.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT
BY LATE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT.

KACHEMAK BAY-

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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