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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
359 AM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

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 THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W wind 40 kt. Gusts to 50 kt out of bays and passes. Seas
17 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt becoming SW 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 11 ft.
Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.MON...W wind 50 kt. Seas 22 ft.

South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...W wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt becoming SW 15 kt by midnight. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...S wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.MON...W wind 45 kt. Seas 21 ft.

Bristol Bay-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...W wind 35 kt. Gusts to 45 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...SW wind 15 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 8 ft.
Snow.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.MON...W wind 45 kt. Seas 21 ft.

Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-

...GALE WARNING TODAY AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 40 kt diminishing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas
20 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt becoming S 15 kt by midnight. Seas 18 ft.
.SUN...S wind 25 kt becoming SW 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 12
ft.
Rain and snow.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 50 kt. Seas 32 ft.
.MON...W wind 50 kt. Seas 35 ft.

Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-

...GALE WARNING TODAY AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 40 kt becoming SW 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas
21 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft. Rain with snow.
.SUN...S wind 35 kt becoming SW 45 kt in the afternoon. Seas 13 ft
building to 18 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 50 kt. Seas 35 ft.
.MON...W wind 45 kt. Seas 34 ft.

Unalaska Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt becoming SW 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft. Rain with snow.
.SUN...S wind 20 kt becoming SW 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft
building to 5 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...W wind 35 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain and snow.
.SUN...SW wind 30 kt increasing to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 15
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.MON...W wind 40 kt. Seas 20 ft.

Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 30 kt becoming S 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
18 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain with snow.
.SUN...SW wind 35 kt increasing to 50 kt in the afternoon. Seas 16
ft building to 24 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 50 kt. Seas 31 ft.
.MON...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 24 ft.

Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain with snow.
.SUN...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.MON...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 19 ft.

Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 17
ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft.  and snow.
.SUN...SW wind 50 kt. Seas 22 ft building to 29 ft in the
afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 50 kt. Seas 30 ft.
.MON...S wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.

Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt becoming SW 40 kt after midnight. Seas
18 ft. Rain.
.SUN...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.MON...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.

Adak to Kiska-

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 30 kt becoming SE 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas
15 ft. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 45 kt. Bering side, seas 18 ft. Pacific side,
seas 18 ft building to 25 ft after midnight. Rain.
.SUN...SW wind 50 kt. Seas 29 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.MON...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.

Kiska to Attu-

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 10 kt becoming E 40 kt by noon. Seas 16 ft. Snow and
rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 40 kt becoming W 50 kt after midnight. Bering
side, seas 16 ft. Pacific side, seas 18 ft building to 26 ft after
midnight. Rain and snow.
.SUN...W wind 45 kt. Seas 28 ft. Patchy fog.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.MON...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.

Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-

...GALE WARNING TODAY AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 35 kt. Gusts to 45 kt this morning. Seas 23 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt becoming SE 30 kt after midnight. Seas
17 ft subsiding to 12 ft after midnight. Snow.
.SUN...S wind 30 kt becoming SW 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 12 ft
building to 21 ft in the afternoon. Rain and snow.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 32 ft.
.MON...W wind 40 kt. Seas 26 ft.

Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...W wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt becoming NW 15 kt after midnight. Seas 16
ft.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt increasing to 30 kt by noon. Seas 9 ft.
Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.MON...W wind 45 kt. Seas 22 ft.

North and West of Nunivak Island-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...West of Nunivak Island...N wind 10 kt. West of Nunivak
Island...NW wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 13 ft. Freezing
spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt in the evening becoming variable 10 kt.
Seas in ice free waters 10 ft.
.SUN...E wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 11 ft.
.MON...W wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 11 ft.

Saint Matthew Island Waters-

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
19 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...E of Saint Matthew Island, N wind 15 kt becoming E
after midnight. W of Saint Matthew Island, NE wind 20 kt becoming E
30 kt after midnight. Seas 13 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...E wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.MON...W wind 25 kt. Seas 17 ft.

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