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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
356 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 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 THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT DURING THE MORNING.
SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT BY AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

RESURRECTION BAY-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS
AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
RAIN.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO E 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO NE 25 KT TOWARD MORNING.
SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

PORT VALDEZ-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

VALDEZ NARROWS-

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT AND THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

VALDEZ ARM-

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

PASSAGE CANAL-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO NE 25 KT BY AFTERNOON.
SEAS 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

BARREN ISLANDS EAST-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT BECOMING S 15 KT BY AFTERNOON. SEAS 11 FT.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

CHINIAK BAY-

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MARMOT BAY-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SHELIKOF STRAIT-

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

KACHEMAK BAY-

.TODAY...E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT THIS MORNING...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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