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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
312 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 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.

PKZ199-010115-
312 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 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. HIGH
PRESSURE HOLDS OVER THE BERING SEA THROUGH THU MORNING. A 993 MB
SOUTH KAMCHATKA LOW EXTENDS A FRONT INTO THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS
THROUGH THU MORNING. THE NORTH PACIFIC LOW MOVES TO 200 NM SOUTH
OF KISKA AT 1013 MB BY THU MORNING.

$$

PKZ150-010115-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
312 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ155-010115-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
312 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ160-010115-
BRISTOL BAY-
312 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY. SHOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ165-010115-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
312 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ170-010115-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
312 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

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

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ171-010115-
UNALASKA BAY-
312 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ172-010115-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
312 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ173-010115-
NIKLOSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
312 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ174-010115-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
312 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ175-010115-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
312 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ176-010115-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
312 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

$$

PKZ177-010115-
ADAK TO KISKA-
312 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 22 FT.

$$

PKZ178-010115-
KISKA TO ATTU-
312 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

$$

PKZ179-010115-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
312 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ180-010115-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
312 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ181-010115-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
312 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NW WIND 20 KT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT.

$$

PKZ185-010115-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
312 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.

$$


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