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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 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.

PKZ199-150200-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...

A 975 mb low 165 nm southwest of Shemya with an associated front
deepens to 966 mb 195 nm north of Adak by Fri morning and then moves
to 150 nm west of Dutch Harbor at 982 mb by Sat morning. A 967 mb
low 55 nm north of Cold Bay Fri morning moves inland over Southwest
Alaska by Fri night.

$$

PKZ150-150200-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt becoming SW 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 30 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.MON...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ155-150200-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW wind 15 kt becoming S 30 kt in the afternoon. From the
Shumagin Islands E, W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 40 kt becoming S 30 kt after midnight. Seas
14 ft. Rain and snow.
.FRI...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.MON...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ160-150200-
Bristol Bay-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt becoming E 35 kt after midnight. Seas 4
ft building to 8 ft after midnight.
.FRI...SE wind 30 kt becoming S 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 ft.
Snow.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ165-150200-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt becoming SE 25 kt in the afternoon. From
Port Moller E, variable wind 10 kt becoming SE 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 40 kt becoming S 30 kt after midnight. From
Port Moller E, SE wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain and snow.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.MON...S wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ170-150200-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.MON...S wind 45 kt. Seas 18 ft.

$$

PKZ171-150200-
Unalaska Bay-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt becoming W after midnight. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...S wind 30 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ172-150200-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain with snow showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.SAT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.MON...S wind 40 kt. Seas 22 ft.

$$

PKZ173-150200-
Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 30 kt becoming SE 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.MON...S wind 45 kt. Seas 22 ft.

$$

PKZ174-150200-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.MON...S wind 45 kt. Seas 27 ft.

$$

PKZ175-150200-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 50 kt. Seas 21 ft.

$$

PKZ176-150200-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.FRI...W wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 17
ft building to 23 ft in the afternoon. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 50 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.MON...SW wind 50 kt. Seas 31 ft.

$$

PKZ177-150200-
Adak to Kiska-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 15 kt becoming SW 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8 ft
Bering side...16 ft Pacific side. Isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft Bering side...18 ft Pacific side.
.FRI...W wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft Bering side...22 ft Pacific side.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SUN...S wind 55 kt. Seas 30 ft.
.MON...SW wind 50 kt. Seas 30 ft.

$$

PKZ178-150200-
Kiska to Attu-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft. Isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SUN...S wind 55 kt. Seas 31 ft.
.MON...W wind 40 kt. Seas 30 ft.

$$

PKZ179-150200-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft building to 9 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Snow.
.FRI...E wind 25 kt becoming SW 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 11 ft.
Rain showers and snow showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SUN...W wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...S wind 45 kt. Seas 26 ft.

$$

PKZ180-150200-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 10 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas
5 ft building to 9 ft after midnight. Rain.
.FRI...SE wind 35 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
10 ft. Rain and snow.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.MON...S wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ181-150200-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
7 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON...S wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft.

$$

PKZ185-150200-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt E of Saint Matthew Island...E 25 kt W of
Saint Matthew Island. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.MON...S wind 40 kt. Seas 28 ft.

$$



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