Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
308 PM AKDT SUN MAY 28 2017

PKZ170-290215-
308 PM AKDT SUN MAY 28 2017

...TRACE OR DUSTING OF VOLCANIC ASH EXPECTED OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOSKI BERING SIDE...

AT 230 PM AKDT...SEISMIC ACTIVITY AND SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATED
THAT BOGOSLOF VOLCANO WAS ERUPTING...WITH MINOR ACCUMULATION OF
VOLCANIC ASH...REDUCING VISIBILITY TO NEAR 5 NM...71 NM WEST OF
DUTCH HARBOR...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 30 KNOTS.

THE MINOR ACCUMULATION OF VOLCANIC ASH WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN
WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ASH IS AN EYE AND RESPIRATORY IRRITANT AND IS ABRASIVE. THOSE WITH
RESPIRATORY SENSITIVITIES SHOULD TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS TO MINIMIZE
EXPOSURE. PROTECT ELECTRONICS AND COVER AIR INTAKES IF ASHFALL IS
EXPECTED OR CONFIRMED. REMOVE ASH FROM SURFACES WITH WATER IF
POSSIBLE TO PREVENT EXCESSIVE ACCUMULATION.

&&

LAT...LON 5392 16792 5383 16813 5450 16910 5472 16854

$$

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