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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
346 PM AKST TUE JAN 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.

PKZ199-181400-
346 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 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 990 MB
LOW 50 NM WEST OF ADAK WILL MOVE TO 130 NM SOUTHWEST OF SAINT PAUL AT
975 MB WED AFTERNOON...THEN MOVE TO 100 NM EAST OF SAINT PAUL AT
978 MB THU AFTERNOON. A 993 MB LOW 130 NM WEST OF MEKORYUK WILL
WEAKEN TO A TROUGH 75 NM SOUTH OF MEKORYUK WED MORNING.

$$

PKZ150-181400-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
346 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ155-181400-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
346 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 11 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FROM
THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

$$

PKZ160-181400-
BRISTOL BAY-
346 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ165-181400-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
346 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT EXCEPT S 25 KT FROM PORT MOLLER E. SEAS
5 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ170-181400-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
346 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

$$

PKZ171-181400-
UNALASKA BAY-
346 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 25 KT
THROUGH THE EVENING. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ172-181400-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
346 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

$$

PKZ173-181400-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
346 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

$$

PKZ174-181400-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
346 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 23 FT.

$$

PKZ175-181400-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
346 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.WED...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

$$

PKZ176-181400-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
346 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 21 FT.

$$

PKZ177-181400-
ADAK TO KISKA-
346 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

$$

PKZ178-181400-
KISKA TO ATTU-
346 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING NW 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10
FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

$$

PKZ179-181400-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
346 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.WED...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT BUILDING TO 15 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ180-181400-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
346 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN ICE FREE
WATERS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT BUILDING
TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 12 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ181-181400-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
346 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT.

$$

PKZ185-181400-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
346 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$



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