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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
356 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

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.

PKZ199-050100-
356 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 1003 MB LOW 100 NM WEST OF PORT HEIDEN MOVES 45 NM NORTHWEST OF
PILOT POINT WED NIGHT AND DISSIPATES THU MORNING. A COMPLEX 987 MB
LOW MOVES 360 NM SOUTH OF SAND POINT AND CONTINUES TO 310 NM
SOUTHEAST OF CHIGNIK AT 989 MB FRI MORNING. THE ASSOCIATED FRONT
PUSHES INTO THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF ALASKA THROUGH FRI MORNING.

$$

PKZ150-050100-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
356 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT...EXCEPT 4 FT ALONG THE COAST.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT. S OF CHIRIKOF ISLAND...NE WIND 35 KT
BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 FT...EXCEPT 17 FT OUT
OF SHELIKOF STRAIT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ155-050100-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
356 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ160-050100-
BRISTOL BAY-
356 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...E WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ165-050100-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
356 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ170-050100-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
356 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ171-050100-
UNALASKA BAY-
356 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ172-050100-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
356 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ173-050100-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
356 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ174-050100-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
356 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ175-050100-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
356 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ176-050100-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
356 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ177-050100-
ADAK TO KISKA-
356 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
8 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

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PKZ178-050100-
KISKA TO ATTU-
356 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT BUILDING TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

$$

PKZ179-050100-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
356 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ180-050100-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
356 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT...EXCEPT VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT S OF
CAPE NEWENHAM. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ181-050100-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
356 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ185-050100-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
356 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT...EXCEPT NW 10 KT W OF SAINT MATTHEW
ISLAND. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT...EXCEPT VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT W OF SAINT
MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.

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