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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
351 AM AKST Mon Dec 11 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.

PKZ199-120215-
351 AM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...

A 964 mb low in the western Gulf will move to 105 nm south of
Chignik at 977 mb by Tue morning then moves inland over the
Bristol Bay by Tue night. A 992 mb low Tue night 430 nm southeast
of Chignik will move to 120 nm south of Akhiok by Wed morning at
988 mb. A front approaches the western Aleutians Tue afternoon,
then moves into the western Bering by Wed morning.

$$

PKZ150-120215-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
351 AM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt becoming E 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 16 ft.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.WED...W wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ155-120215-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
351 AM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt becoming NE 25 kt in the afternoon.
From the Shumagin Islands E, S wind 15 kt becoming E 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt becoming W. Seas 16 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...S wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

PKZ160-120215-
Bristol Bay-
351 AM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ165-120215-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
351 AM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt. From Port Moller E, NE
wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft except 7 ft from Port Moller E.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.WED...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ170-120215-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
351 AM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.TUE...N wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft. Snow and rain showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...S wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ171-120215-
Unalaska Bay-
351 AM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft building to 7 ft in the afternoon.
Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain showers and snow
showers.
.TUE...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Snow showers and rain showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ172-120215-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
351 AM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
12 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...S wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...W wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.

$$

PKZ173-120215-
Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
351 AM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 35 kt. Seas 21 ft. Snow showers and rain showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 40 kt. Seas 22 ft. Snow showers and rain
showers.
.TUE...N wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ174-120215-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
351 AM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 22 ft. Snow showers and rain
showers.
.TUE...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...W wind 30 kt. Seas 25 ft.

$$

PKZ175-120215-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
351 AM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 21
ft. Snow showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.TUE...N wind 30 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 18
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...W wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.

$$

PKZ176-120215-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
351 AM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 18
ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.TUE...N wind 30 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 14
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.THU...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI...W wind 30 kt. Seas 25 ft.

$$

PKZ177-120215-
Adak to Kiska-
351 AM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.

$$

PKZ178-120215-
Kiska to Attu-
351 AM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Snow.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

PKZ179-120215-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
351 AM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft. Snow showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...N wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...E wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...E wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ180-120215-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
351 AM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ181-120215-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
351 AM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...N wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Freezing spray. Snow showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Freezing spray. Snow showers.
.TUE...N wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray. Snow showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ185-120215-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
351 AM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 40 kt. Seas 19 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$



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