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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
253 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 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.

PKZ199-181315-
253 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...

A 961 mb low 250 nm north of Attu deepens to 945 mb 415 nm north
of Attu Mon morning then shifts to 50 nm west of Gambell at 969
mb for Tue afternoon. The associated fronts sweep the Bering and
Aleutians through Tue afternoon. A 983 mb low moves to 415 nm
southwest of Attu by Tue afternoon.

$$

PKZ150-181315-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
253 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.MON...W wind 20 kt becoming SW 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 19 ft.

$$

PKZ155-181315-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
253 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt becoming W 25 kt after midnight. Seas
13 ft.
.MON...SW wind 30 kt becoming S 40 kt in the afternoon, Seas 12 ft
building to 17 ft in the afternoon. From the Shumagin Islands E,
SW wind 30 kt, Seas 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 40 kt. Seas 23 ft. From the Shumagin Islands
E, seas 13 ft building to 18 ft after midnight.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 17 ft.

$$

PKZ160-181315-
Bristol Bay-
253 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 9 ft.
Freezing spray.
.MON...S wind 15 kt increasing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ165-181315-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
253 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt becoming S 35 kt after midnight. From Port
Moller E, NW wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...S wind 45 kt, Seas 15 ft building to 21 ft in the
afternoon. From Port Moller E, S wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt in
the afternoon, Seas 8 ft building to 14 ft in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 40 kt diminishing to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 20 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ170-181315-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
253 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...STORM WARNING MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 35 kt increasing to 45 kt after midnight. Seas 10 ft
building to 15 ft after midnight.
.MON...S wind 50 kt. Seas 23 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.  and rain.
.TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.WED...S wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.THU...S wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ171-181315-
Unalaska Bay-
253 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 3
ft building to 5 ft after midnight.
.MON...S wind 35 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ172-181315-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
253 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt becoming S 40 kt after midnight. Seas 9 ft
building to 14 ft after midnight.
.MON...S wind 45 kt. Seas 20 ft building to 27 ft in the afternoon.
Rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 45 kt diminishing to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 27 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.WED...S wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.THU...S wind 25 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.FRI...W wind 15 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ173-181315-
Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
253 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 40 kt increasing to 50 kt after midnight. Seas 15 ft
building to 21 ft after midnight. Rain.
.MON...S wind 50 kt becoming SW 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 25 ft.
Rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.WED...S wind 40 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.FRI...W wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ174-181315-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
253 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 40 kt increasing to 50 kt after midnight. Seas 15 ft
building to 21 ft after midnight.
.MON...S wind 50 kt diminishing to 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 31 ft.
Rain.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.WED...S wind 40 kt. Seas 27 ft.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.FRI...W wind 15 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ175-181315-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
253 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 50 kt. Seas 22 ft. Rain.
.MON...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 19 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.TUE...W wind 35 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.WED...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.FRI...W wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ176-181315-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
253 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 50 kt. Seas 24 ft building to 32 ft after
midnight. Rain.
.MON...SW wind 50 kt becoming W 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 32
ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.TUE...W wind 30 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.WED...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 27 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.FRI...W wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ177-181315-
Adak to Kiska-
253 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 50 kt diminishing to 35 kt after midnight. Seas 27
ft Bering side...31 ft Pacific side. Rain.
.MON...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 26 ft. Snow showers.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 29 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...W wind 35 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 45 kt. Seas 29 ft.
.WED...W wind 45 kt. Seas 30 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.FRI...W wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ178-181315-
Kiska to Attu-
253 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 27 ft. Snow showers.
.MON...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 31 ft. Freezing spray. Snow showers.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 32 ft. Freezing spray. Snow
showers.
.TUE...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 27 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 29 ft.
.WED...W wind 30 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.FRI...W wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ179-181315-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
253 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...STORM WARNING MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt increasing to 45 kt after midnight. Seas 12
ft building to 23 ft after midnight. Rain.
.MON...S wind 50 kt becoming SW 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 28 ft.
Rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas
22 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.WED...S wind 35 kt. Seas 27 ft.
.THU...S wind 30 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ180-181315-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
253 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt becoming S 40 kt after midnight. Seas 9
ft. Rain.
.MON...S wind 45 kt. Seas 13 ft building to 19 ft in the
afternoon. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 40 kt becoming SW 30 kt after midnight. Seas
18 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.THU...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ181-181315-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
253 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt becoming SE 45 kt after midnight. Seas 6
ft building to 12 ft after midnight. Snow and rain.
.MON...S wind 45 kt. Seas 21 ft. Rain and snow.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.WED...S wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.THU...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ185-181315-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
253 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Wind SE wind 45 kt. Seas 24 ft. Rain and snow.
.MON...S wind 45 kt E of Saint Matthew Island...S 35 kt W of Saint
Matthew Island. Seas 23 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 40 kt. Seas 27 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 31 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.WED...S wind 35 kt. Seas 27 ft.
.THU...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$


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