Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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FZAK78 PAFC 161228
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
428 AM AKDT SAT SEP 16 2017

PKZ155-165-170-179-162030-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
428 AM AKDT SAT SEP 16 2017

A STRONG STORM CONTINUES TO IMPACT THE REGION. THE SYSTEM PEAKS
IN INTENSITY THIS MORNING...THE NORTHWESTERLY HURRICANE FORCE
GUSTS WILL SPREAD FROM THE PRIBILOF ISLANDS SOUTHWARD OVER THE
SOUTHEASTERN BERING. HURRICANE TO STORM FORCE GUSTS ARE ALSO
EXPECTED ALONG THE COASTAL WATERS OF THE ALASKA PENINSULA AND
EASTERN ALEUTIANS TODAY. THE RAPID INCREASE IN WINDS WILL LEAD TO
SEAS QUICKLY BUILDING FROM THE MID-TEENS TO UPPER THIRTY FOOT
RANGE ON THE BERING SIDE...AND UP TO THE UPPER TWENTY FOOT RANGE
ON THE PACIFIC SIDE TODAY.

MONITOR THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS AT:

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/AFC/MARINE

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