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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
334 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

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-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 18 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
13 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO N 20 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

RESURRECTION BAY-

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS
S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO NE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

PORT VALDEZ-

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

VALDEZ NARROWS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

VALDEZ ARM-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

PASSAGE CANAL-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT AND FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

BARREN ISLANDS EAST-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO NW 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...W WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

CHINIAK BAY-

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MARMOT BAY-

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT BY AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SHELIKOF STRAIT-

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING W 20 KT BY AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO NW 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING. RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO NW 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING. RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

KACHEMAK BAY-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON...STRONGEST
ALONG THE OUTER BAY. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING. RAIN.
.FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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