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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
308 PM AKDT FRI APR 17 2015

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-

...STORM WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
15 FT BUILDING TO 21 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...SE WIND 50 KT DIMINISHING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
21 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 50 KT IN THE EVENING THEN
DIMINISHING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 22 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 20 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

RESURRECTION BAY-

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD. RAIN AND
SNOW.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF CAINES HEAD.
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS S OF
CAINES HEAD. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
10 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
7 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

PORT VALDEZ-

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING E 10 KT. SEAS 2
FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

VALDEZ NARROWS-

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

VALDEZ ARM-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

PASSAGE CANAL-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 50 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 14 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

BARREN ISLANDS EAST-

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 50 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 21 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT IN THE EVENING EXCEPT SE 40 KT N OF DANGEROUS
CAPE...BECOMING S 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 19 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

CHINIAK BAY-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

MARMOT BAY-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 40 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 14
FT SUBSIDING TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7
FT BUILDING TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

SHELIKOF STRAIT-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

COOK INLET KALGIN ISLAND TO POINT BEDE-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 11
FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
8 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

COOK INLET NORTH OF KALGIN ISLAND-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
7 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

KACHEMAK BAY-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT EXCEPT 35 KT NEAR THE OUTER BAY. SEAS 5
FT EXCEPT 7 FT NEAR THE OUTER BAY.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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