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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
353 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 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.

PKZ199-231330-
353 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
BOGOSLOF VOLCANO 53 NM WEST OF DUTCH HARBOR REMAINS ACTIVE. A
1001 MB LOW 350 NM WEST OF SHEMYA MOVES WEST BEFORE DISSIPATING
BY THU AFTERNOON. A 966 MB LOW MOVES 680 NM SOUTHWEST OF SHEMYA
THU AFTERNOON BEFORE MOVING 380 NM SOUTHWEST OF ADAK AT 968 MB FRI
AFTERNOON. AN ASSOCIATED FRONT APPROACHES THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS
THU AFTERNOON MOVES INTO THE WESTERN/CENTRAL BERING FRI AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ150-231330-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
353 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS 6
FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ155-231330-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
353 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES E OF
THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES E OF THE
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ160-231330-
BRISTOL BAY-
353 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT.

$$

PKZ165-231330-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
353 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT. PATCHY
FREEZING FOG.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY
AND PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY AND PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ170-231330-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
353 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ171-231330-
UNALASKA BAY-
353 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ172-231330-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
353 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ173-231330-
NIKLOSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
353 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ174-231330-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
353 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

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PKZ175-231330-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
353 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ176-231330-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
353 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
13 FT BUILDING TO 18 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 24 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ177-231330-
ADAK TO KISKA-
353 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6
FT BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 15 FT BUILDING TO 20 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ178-231330-
KISKA TO ATTU-
353 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. BERING SIDE, SEAS 9 FT BUILDING TO 14
FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. PAC SIDE, SEAS 14 FT BUILDING TO 21 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ179-231330-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
353 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ180-231330-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
353 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WIND 20 KT.

$$

PKZ181-231330-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
353 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WIND 20 KT.

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PKZ185-231330-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
353 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SE 15 KT W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...E 20 KT
W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.

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