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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
337 PM AKST THU DEC 8 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-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
8 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT. SEAS
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

RESURRECTION BAY-

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO
30 KT THROUGH THE EVENING. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT...SEAS
HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. SNOW
MIXING WITH RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS AND PASSES
IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS AND PASSES.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF NORTHERN
BAYS AND PASSES.

PORT VALDEZ-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

VALDEZ NARROWS-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

VALDEZ ARM-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

PASSAGE CANAL-

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 2
FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS
2 FT.

WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

BARREN ISLANDS EAST-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

CHINIAK BAY-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS
6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MARMOT BAY-

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW WITH RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SHELIKOF STRAIT-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.

KACHEMAK BAY-

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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