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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
325 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 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.

PKZ199-240030-
325 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 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 FRONT APPROACHES THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL ALEUTIANS THIS
AFTERNOON AND PERSISTS OVER THE SOUTHERN BERING THROUGH LATE FRI
NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE PERSISTS OVER THE NORTHERN AND EASTERN
BERING THROUGH LATE FRI NIGHT.

$$

PKZ150-240030-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
325 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35
KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES IN THE MORNING. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ155-240030-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
325 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT EXCEPT NE 15 KT FROM THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E.
SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ160-240030-
BRISTOL BAY-
325 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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.

$$

PKZ165-240030-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
325 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...NE 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.
FREEZING SPRAY AND PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.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.

$$

PKZ170-240030-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
325 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ171-240030-
UNALASKA BAY-
325 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ172-240030-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
325 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 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.

$$

PKZ173-240030-
NIKLOSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
325 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ174-240030-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
325 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

$$

PKZ175-240030-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
325 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN.
.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.

$$

PKZ176-240030-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
325 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 14 FT BUILDING TO 19 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 23 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ177-240030-
ADAK TO KISKA-
325 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 15 FT BUILDING TO 20 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 23 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ178-240030-
KISKA TO ATTU-
325 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT BUILDING TO 20 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 23 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ179-240030-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
325 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ180-240030-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
325 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

$$

PKZ181-240030-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
325 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 20 KT.

$$

PKZ185-240030-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
325 AM AKDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.

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