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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
319 AM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

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.

PKZ199-240100-
319 AM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
High pressure persists over the Bering Sea through Wed night. A
narrow trough of low pressure in the eastern Bering remains nearly
stationary over Bristol Bay through Wed night. A front approaches
the western Aleutians tonight and reaches Shemya by Wed night.

$$

PKZ150-240100-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
319 AM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 40 kt. Gusts to 55 kt out of bays and passes.
Seas 13 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU THROUGH SAT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ155-240100-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
319 AM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...N wind 40 kt becoming NW 30 kt in the afternoon.
Gusts to 55 kt out of bays and passes in the morning. Seas 12 ft.
Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...N wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ160-240100-
Bristol Bay-
319 AM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft.
Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.
.WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.
Heavy freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 4 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft.

$$

PKZ165-240100-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
319 AM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt except NW 20 kt from Port Moller E.
Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...N wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ170-240100-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
319 AM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...N wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ171-240100-
Unalaska Bay-
319 AM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft building to 7 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ172-240100-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
319 AM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ173-240100-
Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
319 AM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ174-240100-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
319 AM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU THROUGH SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ175-240100-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
319 AM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...S wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ176-240100-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
319 AM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ177-240100-
Adak to Kiska-
319 AM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

PKZ178-240100-
Kiska to Attu-
319 AM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft building to 17 ft in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.THU...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SE wind 45 kt. Seas 25 ft.

$$

PKZ179-240100-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
319 AM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU THROUGH SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ180-240100-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
319 AM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt becoming NE 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas in ice free waters 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.WED...NE wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.
Heavy freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 4 ft.
.THU...N wind 35 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft.
.FRI...N wind 40 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 6 ft.

$$

PKZ181-240100-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
319 AM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 1 foot.
.WED...E wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.

$$

PKZ185-240100-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
319 AM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

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

.TODAY...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$


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