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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
343 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 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.

PKZ199-240115-
343 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 969 mb low 50 nm southeast of Kipnuk will move over Chignik at
979 mb by this afternoon, then it will move into the western Gulf
at 984 mb by this evening. A front pushing into the western
Aleutians Fri morning will continue east to arrive in the eastern
Aleutians by Sat morning.

$$

PKZ150-240115-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
343 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 45 kt. Gusts to 65 kt out of bays and passes.
Seas 21 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 50 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 50 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 45 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.MON...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

PKZ155-240115-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
343 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW wind 55 kt. Gusts to 80 kt out of bays and passes.
Seas 28 ft. Widespread rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 55 kt diminishing to 45 kt after midnight.
Gusts to 70 kt out of bays and passes through midnight. Seas 26 ft
subsiding to 19 ft after midnight.
.FRI...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...S wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.MON...W wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.

$$

PKZ160-240115-
Bristol Bay-
343 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 40 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 20 ft.
Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...E wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ165-240115-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
343 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW wind 60 kt. Gusts to 75 kt. Seas 38 ft. Widespread rain
showers.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 50 kt diminishing to 40 kt after midnight.
Gusts to Seas 29 ft subsiding to 21 ft after midnight.
.FRI...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON...W wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ170-240115-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
343 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...STORM WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 55 kt. Gusts to 70 kt east of Unalaska. Seas 37 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 45 kt diminishing to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas28 ft subsiding to 19 ft after midnight.
.FRI...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...W wind 35 kt. Seas 22 ft.

$$

PKZ171-240115-
Unalaska Bay-
343 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...STORM WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 50 kt. Gusts to 70 kt. Seas 28 ft. Widespread snow
showers.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt diminishing to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 20 ft subsiding to 10 ft after midnight.
.FRI...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft subsiding to 4 ft in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...W wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ172-240115-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
343 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...STORM WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 50 kt. Gusts to 75 kt east of Unalaska. Seas 21 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 45 kt diminishing to 35 kt after midnight. Seas
18 ft subsiding to 12 ft after midnight.
.FRI...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...W wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft.

$$

PKZ173-240115-
Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
343 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 45 kt diminishing to 35 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 28 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt becoming W 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 21 ft subsiding to 15 ft after midnight.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 30 ft.
.MON...W wind 40 kt. Seas 24 ft.

$$

PKZ174-240115-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
343 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 15 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SUN...W wind 50 kt. Seas 31 ft.
.MON...W wind 40 kt. Seas 27 ft.

$$

PKZ175-240115-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
343 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 19 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 16 ft subsiding to 11 ft after
midnight.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 28 ft.
.MON...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.

$$

PKZ176-240115-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
343 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt becoming SE after midnight. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...S wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft building to 15 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.MON...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 31 ft.

$$

PKZ177-240115-
Adak to Kiska-
343 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 15 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SAT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.MON...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 35 ft.

$$

PKZ178-240115-
Kiska to Attu-
343 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.MON...N wind 40 kt. Seas 32 ft.

$$

PKZ179-240115-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
343 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...STORM WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 55 kt diminishing to 40 kt in the afternoon. Gusts
to 70 kt through the morning. Seas 33 ft subsiding to 26 ft in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft subsiding to 12 ft after
midnight.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ180-240115-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
343 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...STORM WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 55 kt. Gusts to 70 kt. Seas 25 ft. Widespread rain
showers.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 45 kt diminishing to 35 kt after midnight.
Seas 17 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ181-240115-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
343 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 45 kt becoming NW 35 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 20 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 15 ft subsiding to 10 ft after midnight. Snow showers.
.FRI...NW wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ185-240115-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
343 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 45 kt becoming W 35 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 23 ft subsiding to 17 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt E of Saint Matthew Island...SW 30 kt W of
Saint Matthew Island. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$


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