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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
352 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

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.

PKZ199-090145-
352 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 1020 MB LOW 210 NM NORTHWEST OF ADAK MOVES 360 NM SOUTH OF
DUTCH HARBOR AT 1021 MB AND DISSIPATES FRI MIDDAY. A NORTH PACIFIC
LOW MOVES 145 NM SOUTHWEST OF ATTU AT 997 MB SAT MORNING. THE
ASSOCIATED FRONT PUSHES OVER THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS SAT MORNING.

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PKZ150-090145-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
352 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ155-090145-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
352 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. W OF THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS...NW WIND 15 KT
INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ160-090145-
BRISTOL BAY-
352 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ165-090145-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
352 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT...EXCEPT NW FROM COLD BAY W. SEAS 8 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ170-090145-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
352 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY E OF UNALASKA.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY E OF UNALASKA.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY E OF UNALASKA.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ171-090145-
UNALASKA BAY-
352 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ172-090145-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
352 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY E OF UNALASKA.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY E OF UNALASKA.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ173-090145-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
352 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

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PKZ174-090145-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
352 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

$$

PKZ175-090145-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
352 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT. W OF ATKA...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8
FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

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PKZ176-090145-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
352 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 24 FT.

$$

PKZ177-090145-
ADAK TO KISKA-
352 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

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PKZ178-090145-
KISKA TO ATTU-
352 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. FROM SHEMYA W...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING
VARIABLE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 18 FT SUBSIDING TO 13 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT BUILDING TO 18 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

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PKZ179-090145-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
352 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ180-090145-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
352 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND INCREASING TO 25 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.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ181-090145-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
352 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7
FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ185-090145-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
352 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SE 30 KT W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SE WIND 25
KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 12 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY E OF SAINT
MATTHEW ISLAND IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

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