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FZAK52 PAFC 170012
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
312 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 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.

PKZ199-171315-
312 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...

A 977 mb low 80 nm South of Mekoryuk becomes a 986 mb low 120 nm
West of Kodiak City Sat night and continues across the Gulf of
Alaska through Mon afternoon. The associated front moves into the
Eastern Bering Sun evening. A 985 mb Kamchatka low deepens to 949
mb Mon morning. Its associated front moves across the Bering and
Aleutians by Mon afternoon.

$$

PKZ150-171315-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
312 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft. Rain showers.
.SUN...W wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.MON...W wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$

PKZ155-171315-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
312 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt becoming W 25 kt after midnight. Seas
13 ft.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...S wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ160-171315-
Bristol Bay-
312 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming N after midnight. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas
8 ft. Patchy freezing fog.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt becoming W 20 kt after midnight. Seas
9 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...S wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ165-171315-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
312 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 40 kt, Seas 22 ft. From Port Moller E, W wind
30 kt increasing to 40 kt after midnight, Seas 10 ft building to
20 ft after midnight. Snow showers and rain showers.
.SUN...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 20 kt becoming S 35 kt after midnight. From
Port Moller E, NW wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...S wind 45 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ170-171315-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
312 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 35 kt increasing to 45 kt after midnight. Seas
10 ft building to 16 ft after midnight.
.MON...S wind 45 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...S wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ171-171315-
Unalaska Bay-
312 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow showers.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt becoming W 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 13 ft
subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft building to 5 ft after midnight.
.MON...S wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...S wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ172-171315-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
312 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 16
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt becoming S 40 kt after midnight. Seas
8 ft building to 14 ft after midnight.
.MON...S wind 45 kt. Seas 27 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.WED...S wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.THU...S wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.

$$

PKZ173-171315-
Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
312 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas
18 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt becoming SW 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 40 kt in the evening increasing to 50 kt. Seas
16 ft building to 22 ft after midnight. Rain.
.MON...SW wind 50 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.WED...S wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 19 ft.

$$

PKZ174-171315-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
312 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 40 kt increasing to 50 kt after midnight. Seas
16 ft building to 23 ft after midnight. Rain.
.MON...SW wind 50 kt. Seas 30 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.WED...S wind 35 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 23 ft.

$$

PKZ175-171315-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
312 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SUN...S wind 35 kt increasing to 45 kt in the afternoon. Seas 11 ft
building to 16 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 50 kt. Seas 23 ft. Rain.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.WED...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 21 ft.

$$

PKZ176-171315-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
312 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 30 kt becoming S 45 kt in the afternoon. Seas 11 ft
building to 17 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 50 kt. Seas 31 ft. Rain.
.MON...SW wind 50 kt. Seas 31 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.WED...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 26 ft.

$$

PKZ177-171315-
Adak to Kiska-
312 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt becoming S 40 kt after midnight. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...S wind 45 kt increasing to 55 kt in the afternoon. Seas 20 ft
building to 29 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 55 kt diminishing to 35 kt after midnight.
Bering side, seas 29 ft subsiding to 22 ft after midnight. Pacific
side, seas 33 ft. Rain.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 23 ft.

$$

PKZ178-171315-
Kiska to Attu-
312 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 35 kt in the evening increasing to 45 kt. Seas 13
ft building to 19 ft after midnight. Rain and snow.
.SUN...S wind 55 kt. Seas 31 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 28 ft. Snow showers and rain
showers.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 31 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.

$$

PKZ179-171315-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
312 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 30 kt in the evening increasing to 45 kt. Seas
13 ft building to 23 ft after midnight. Rain.
.MON...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 28 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...S wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.

$$

PKZ180-171315-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
312 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Freezing spray N of Cape Newenham.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 25 kt becoming S 35 kt after midnight. Seas
9 ft.
.MON...S wind 45 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ181-171315-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
312 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Freezing spray after midnight.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 11
ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 25 kt becoming SE 40 kt after midnight. Seas
6 ft building to 12 ft after midnight. Snow and rain.
.MON...S wind 45 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ185-171315-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
312 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...E of Saint Matthew Island, NW wind 30 kt becoming SW 20 kt
in the afternoon. W of Saint Matthew Island, SW wind 25 kt becoming
SE 45 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...SE wind 45 kt. Seas 24 ft. Rain and snow.
.MON...S wind 40 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 30 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$



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