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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
645 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

Coastal Waters Forecast for Southwest Alaska+Bristol Bay+The
Alaska Peninsula Waters and the Aleutian Islands up to 100 nm out.

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent an average of the highest
one-third of the combined wind wave and swell height.

PKZ199-160400-
645 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...

A broad and complex 967 mb low centered 85 nm west of St. George
Island will strengthen 964 mb about 165 nm northeast of St. Paul
Island by Sat morning then move over Kodiak Island at 989 mb by Sun
morning.

$$

PKZ150-160400-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
645 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 30 kt becoming SW 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
17 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.MON...W wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ155-160400-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
645 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 25 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft.

$$

PKZ160-160400-
Bristol Bay-
645 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 40 kt becoming SW 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9
ft. Rain and snow.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt becoming W late afternoon. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ165-160400-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
645 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 35 kt becoming SW by mid morning. Seas 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 30 kt becoming NW late afternoon. Seas 12 ft. Rain
 showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

PKZ170-160400-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
645 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.SUN...W wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.MON...S wind 50 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

PKZ171-160400-
Unalaska Bay-
645 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON...S wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ172-160400-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
645 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 19 ft building to 26 ft after
midnight.
.SAT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.MON...S wind 45 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 24 ft.

$$

PKZ173-160400-
Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
645 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.MON...SW wind 50 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.

$$

PKZ174-160400-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
645 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 24 ft. Rain showers and snow
showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 27 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.MON...SW wind 50 kt. Seas 28 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 22 ft.

$$

PKZ175-160400-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
645 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas
10 ft building to 16 ft in the afternoon. Rain showers and snow
showers.
.TONIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 50 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.

$$

PKZ176-160400-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
645 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 40 kt. Seas 24 ft.  Rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 27 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 50 kt. Seas 30 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 22 ft.

$$

PKZ177-160400-
Adak to Kiska-
645 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft Bering side...21 ft Pacific
side.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...S wind 50 kt. Seas 27 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 26 ft.

$$

PKZ178-160400-
Kiska to Attu-
645 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN...S wind 50 kt. Seas 30 ft.
.MON...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 31 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 27 ft.

$$

PKZ179-160400-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
645 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain showers and snow
showers.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming NW 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 11 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.MON...SW wind 50 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.

$$

PKZ180-160400-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
645 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 35 kt becoming SW late afternoon. Seas 11 ft.
Rain  and snow.
.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

PKZ181-160400-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
645 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.
.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt after midnight. Seas
10 ft. Patchy freezing fog. Snow.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...S wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TUE...S wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ185-160400-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
645 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 35 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 15 ft.
Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S wind 40 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 24 ft.

$$



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