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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR COASTAL WATERS ...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
350 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 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-

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT
BUILDING TO 15 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 50 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR THE
COAST...E WIND 55 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT EXCEPT E 35 KT NEAR THE COAST. SEAS 14 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7
FT BUILDING TO 16 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 45 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
17 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

RESURRECTION BAY-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

PORT VALDEZ-

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

VALDEZ NARROWS-

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

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE WIND 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

VALDEZ ARM-

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE WIND 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

PASSAGE CANAL-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING NE
45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 50 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

BARREN ISLANDS EAST-

...STORM WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING E
50 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT BUILDING TO 18 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 50 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
20 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT BY LATE MORNING. SEAS 8 FT
BUILDING TO 16 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

CHINIAK BAY-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT BY LATE MORNING. SEAS 4 FT
BUILDING TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MARMOT BAY-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT BUILDING TO 14 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN WITH SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7
FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SHELIKOF STRAIT-

...STORM WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT BY LATE MORNING. SEAS 7
FT BUILDING TO 15 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
16 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 50 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 13 FT. SNOW AND
RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT.

KACHEMAK BAY-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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