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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR COASTAL WATERS ...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
634 PM AKST MON JAN 16 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-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 20 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 19 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  SEAS
11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

RESURRECTION BAY-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT TOWARD MORNING.
SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT TOWARD MORNING.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

PORT VALDEZ-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING E WIND 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  SEAS
3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

VALDEZ NARROWS-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

VALDEZ ARM-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

PASSAGE CANAL-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT NEAR WHITTIER.  SEAS 2 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT NEAR WHITTIER.  SEAS
3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 50 KT DIMINISHING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 16 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

BARREN ISLANDS EAST-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 16 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT EXCEPT N 20 KT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE.  SEAS
7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT EXCEPT N 30 KT N OF DANGEROUS CAPE.
SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

CHINIAK BAY-

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MARMOT BAY-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  SEAS
6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SHELIKOF STRAIT-

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF BAYS AND
PASSES.  SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 40 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 15 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.

COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE  LESS
THAN 10 KT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.

KACHEMAK BAY-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO W 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 15 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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