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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
324 AM AKST MON FEB 20 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-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT EXCEPT VARIABLE WIND 15 KT NEAR THE COAST.
SEAS 8 FT EXCEPT 4 FT NEAR THE COAST.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
NEAR THE COAST...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 FT EXCEPT 4 FT NEAR THE COAST.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

RESURRECTION BAY-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

PORT VALDEZ-

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

VALDEZ NARROWS-

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

VALDEZ ARM-

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

PASSAGE CANAL-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 3 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT NEAR WHITTIER. SEAS 4 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...W WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 40 KT NEAR WHITTIER DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-

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

.TODAY...W WIND 40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 40 KT BECOMING NW 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 13 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

BARREN ISLANDS EAST-

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

.TODAY...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

CHINIAK BAY-

.TODAY...NW WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING W 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MARMOT BAY-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SHELIKOF STRAIT-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES IN THE EVENING. SEAS 5 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT.

KACHEMAK BAY-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY
IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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