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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
330 PM AKDT TUE MAY 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.

PKZ199-241215-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...

BOGOSLOF VOLCANO LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 55 NM WEST OF DUTCH
HARBOR IS CURRENTLY ACTIVE.

A FRONT OVER THE EASTERN BERING WILL MOVE INLAND OVER THE
SOUTHWEST COAST AND ALASKA PENINSULA THIS EVENING. THE NEXT FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS WED AFTERNOON AND MOVE TO THE
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS THU.

$$

PKZ150-241215-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ155-241215-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ160-241215-
BRISTOL BAY-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ165-241215-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES IN
THE EVENING. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ170-241215-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
10 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ171-241215-
UNALASKA BAY-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ172-241215-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT BECOMING W 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
15 FT. RAIN.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ173-241215-
NIKLOSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ174-241215-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ175-241215-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ176-241215-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ177-241215-
ADAK TO KISKA-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ178-241215-
KISKA TO ATTU-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ179-241215-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ180-241215-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ181-241215-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ185-241215-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
330 PM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND... NW 25 KT W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$



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