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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR COASTAL WATERS ...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
656 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 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 THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT. N GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER
DELTA. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER
DELTA. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF THE COPPER RIVER
DELTA. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

RESURRECTION BAY-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. GUST TO 30 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 3FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 30 KT OUT OF NORTHERN BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

PORT VALDEZ-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

VALDEZ NARROWS-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

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

VALDEZ ARM-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

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

PASSAGE CANAL-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

BARREN ISLANDS EAST-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

CHINIAK BAY-

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MARMOT BAY-

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS WITH
SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SHELIKOF STRAIT-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.

KACHEMAK BAY-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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