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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
410 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 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-

...GALE WARNING TODAY AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO E WIND 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...E WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. OTHERWISE S WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO SE 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 12
FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING E 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

RESURRECTION BAY-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS
AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF
CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
RAIN
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

PORT VALDEZ-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

VALDEZ NARROWS-

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

VALDEZ ARM-

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

PASSAGE CANAL-

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT DURING THE MORNING. SEAS
11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
10 FT BUILDING TO 17 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT BECOMING NE 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

BARREN ISLANDS EAST-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 45 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO S 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT EARLY EVENING BECOMING E 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO S 20 KT LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS
10 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

CHINIAK BAY-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6
FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MARMOT BAY-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS DURING
THE MORNING. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT DURING THE MORNING.
SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SHELIKOF STRAIT-

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT DURING THE MORNING. SEAS 17
FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT EARLY EVENING DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE
10 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO WIND 25 KT.
SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

KACHEMAK BAY-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.


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