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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 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.

PKZ199-301230-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 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 968 MB LOW 420 NM SOUTHEAST
OF ADAK MOVES TO 200 NM SOUTH OF COLD BAY AT 967 MB THU...THEN MOVES
TO 150 NM SOUTHEAST OF SAND POINT AT 976 MB FRI AFTERNOON. HIGH
PRESSURE REMAINS OVER THE BERING SEA THROUGH FRI MORNING.

$$

PKZ150-301230-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...STORM WARNING THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7
FT BUILDING TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW.
.THU...E WIND 50 KT BECOMING SE 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 16
FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ155-301230-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...STORM WARNING THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
10 FT BUILDING TO 16 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW.
.THU...NE WIND 50 KT DIMINISHING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
17 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT EXCEPT E 20 KT FROM THE SHUMAGIN
ISLANDS E. SEAS 13 FT BUILDING TO 18 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND
SNOW.
.FRI...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ160-301230-
BRISTOL BAY-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT.

$$

PKZ165-301230-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 15 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 11 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ170-301230-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ171-301230-
UNALASKA BAY-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ172-301230-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
19 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU...NE WIND 50 KT BECOMING N 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 19
FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ173-301230-
NIKLOSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ174-301230-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ175-301230-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ176-301230-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ177-301230-
ADAK TO KISKA-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ178-301230-
KISKA TO ATTU-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ179-301230-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ180-301230-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SNOW.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT.

$$

PKZ181-301230-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT.

$$

PKZ185-301230-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
342 PM AKDT WED MAR 29 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.

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