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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
401 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 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 WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT.
SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING N 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

RESURRECTION BAY-

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

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE WIND 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF
CAINES HEAD. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
PATCHY FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

PORT VALDEZ-

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

VALDEZ NARROWS-

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

VALDEZ ARM-

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT AND WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

PASSAGE CANAL-

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

.TODAY...W WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT NEAR WHITTIER IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.WED...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

BARREN ISLANDS EAST-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 25 KT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

CHINIAK BAY-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MARMOT BAY-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 25 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT.
SNOW.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SHELIKOF STRAIT-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.

COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT.

KACHEMAK BAY-

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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