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FZAK52 PAFC 211258
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
358 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 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.

PKZ199-220215-
358 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 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 FRONT OVER THE EASTERN BERING WEAKENS AS IT MOVES INTO
SOUTHWEST ALASKA THIS AFTERNOON. A 964 MB LOW 250 NM SOUTHWEST OF
SHEMYA MIDDAY TODAY MOVES TO 200 NM WEST OF ATTU AT 947 MB EARLY
WED MORNING...THEN MOVES TO 225 NM NORTHWEST OF ATTU AT 960 MB
LATE WED NIGHT.

$$

PKZ150-220215-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
358 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT BECOMING W 20 AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35
KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ155-220215-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
358 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
16 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ160-220215-
BRISTOL BAY-
358 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT.

$$

PKZ165-220215-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
358 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING W 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
50 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES IN THE MORNING. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FROM
PORT MOLLER E...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...S WIND 35 KT EXCEPT S 25 KT FROM PORT MOLLER E. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ170-220215-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
358 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ171-220215-
UNALASKA BAY-
358 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ172-220215-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
358 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
20 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 24 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ173-220215-
NIKLOSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
358 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.WED...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 20 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ174-220215-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
358 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.WED...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 27 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 26 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

$$

PKZ175-220215-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
358 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
11 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ176-220215-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
358 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
19 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 21 FT BUILDING TO 27 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 28 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 22 FT.

$$

PKZ177-220215-
ADAK TO KISKA-
358 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
21 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 22 FT BERING SIDE...29 FT PACIFIC SIDE.
RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 26 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 25 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 25 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 22 FT.

$$

PKZ178-220215-
KISKA TO ATTU-
358 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...STORM WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 40 KT EXCEPT S WIND 25 KT FROM SHEMYA W. SEAS
23 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 25
FT BUILDING TO 31 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 50 KT. SEAS 32 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 29 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 22 FT.

$$

PKZ179-220215-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
358 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 40 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 16
FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT. SNOW.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
17 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

$$

PKZ180-220215-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
358 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...S WIND 30 KT.

$$

PKZ181-220215-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
358 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...S WIND 35 KT.

$$

PKZ185-220215-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
358 AM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 20 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...NE WIND 30 KT. W OF SAINT
MATTHEW ISLAND...NE WIND 35 KT BECOMING E 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 18 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...E WIND 35 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...E 45 KT W OF SAINT
MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 18 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 17 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 21 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 27 FT.

$$



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