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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
340 PM 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.

South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.

South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 40 kt except SW 30 kt from the Shumagin Islands
E. Seas 19 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...SW wind 40 kt. From the Shumagin Islands E, SW wind 40 kt
diminishing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 24 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.

Bristol Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt becoming NW after midnight. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT...W wind 40 kt except S 35 kt from Port Moller E. Seas 13 ft.
Rain showers and snow showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 22 ft. From Port Moller E, seas
12 ft building to 19 ft after midnight. Snow showers and rain
showers.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 21 ft.

Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.

Unalaska Bay-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 24 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.

Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 45 kt becoming W 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 19 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.SAT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.

Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 28 ft. Rain showers and snow
showers.
.SAT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.

Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 20 ft. Rain showers and snow
showers.
.SAT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SUN...S wind 45 kt. Seas 15 ft.

Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 27 ft.
.SAT...W wind 45 kt diminishing to 35 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 25 ft subsiding to 19 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft.

Adak to Kiska-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.SAT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 30 kt becoming SW 40 kt after midnight.
Seas 14 ft. Rain and snow.
.SUN...SW wind 50 kt. Seas 28 ft.

Kiska to Attu-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 45 kt. Seas 12 ft building to 19 ft after
midnight. Rain and snow.
.SUN...S wind 50 kt. Seas 30 ft.

Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt becoming NW 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 9 ft. Snow showers.
.SAT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft. Snow showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.

Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

North and West of Nunivak Island-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Snow showers.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 20 kt becoming NW 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Saint Matthew Island Waters-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...N wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.

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