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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
318 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

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-

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

RESURRECTION BAY-

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT AND FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

PORT VALDEZ-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

VALDEZ NARROWS-

.TODAY...NE WIND TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

VALDEZ ARM-

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

PASSAGE CANAL-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING W WIND 20 KT. SEAS
3 FT.

WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND TO 15 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING S 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

BARREN ISLANDS EAST-

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

CHINIAK BAY-

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MARMOT BAY-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SHELIKOF STRAIT-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND TO 15 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-

.TODAY...N WIND TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT LATE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS
1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

KACHEMAK BAY-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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