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FZAK52 PAFC 221301
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
401 AM AKST WED FEB 22 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.

PKZ199-230215-
401 AM AKST WED FEB 22 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 948 MB LOW 175 NM WEST OF
ATTU MOVES TO 200 NM NORTH OF ATTU AT 963 MB LATE TONIGHT...THEN
MOVES TO 200 NM WEST OF GAMBELL AT 989 MB LATE THU NIGHT. AN
ASSOCIATED FRONT OVER THE CENTRAL BERING MOVES TO THE EASTERN
BERING TONIGHT...THEN WEAKENS AS IT MOVES INTO ALASKA. ANOTHER
STRONG FRONT MOVES INTO THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS THU NIGHT.

$$

PKZ150-230215-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
401 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ155-230215-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
401 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT EXCEPT S 25 KT FROM THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
E. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ160-230215-
BRISTOL BAY-
401 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT.

$$

PKZ165-230215-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
401 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 35 KT EXCEPT S 25 KT FROM PORT MOLLER E. SEAS 9
FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 40 KT EXCEPT S 30 KT FROM PORT MOLLER E. SEAS
11 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ170-230215-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
401 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
15 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 11
FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ171-230215-
UNALASKA BAY-
401 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ172-230215-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
401 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
21 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
25 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT BECOMING W 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 21
FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ173-230215-
NIKLOSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
401 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND INCREASING TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 22 FT.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 45 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 21
FT SUBSIDING TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ174-230215-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
401 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND INCREASING TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 29 FT.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 45 KT BECOMING SW 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 29
FT SUBSIDING TO 23 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

$$

PKZ175-230215-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
401 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ176-230215-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
401 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 28 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ177-230215-
ADAK TO KISKA-
401 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT BERING SIDE...26 FT PACIFIC SIDE.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 25 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 24 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 50 KT. SEAS 26 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ178-230215-
KISKA TO ATTU-
401 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
28 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 50 KT. SEAS 30 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
28 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 50 KT. SEAS 29 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ179-230215-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
401 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
18 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
21 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ180-230215-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
401 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 30 KT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT.

$$

PKZ181-230215-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
401 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SNOW.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 30 KT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT.

$$

PKZ185-230215-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
401 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...STORM WARNING TODAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...E 50 KT W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 20 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SE WIND 35 KT. W OF SAINT
MATTHEW ISLAND...SE WIND 45 KT BECOMING S 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 18 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...S 35 KT W OF SAINT
MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 23 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 25 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 28 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 18 FT.

$$



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