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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
332 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 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.

PKZ199-210200-
332 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 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. WEAK
LOW PRESSURE CONTINUES OVER THE BERING SEA THROUGH SAT NIGHT.
A NORTH PACIFIC LOW MOVES TO 135 NM SOUTH OF AMCHITKA ISLAND AT
957 MB BY SUN MORNING. THE ASSOCIATED FRONT REMAINS SOUTH OF THE
ALEUTIANS THROUGH SUN MORNING.

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PKZ150-210200-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
332 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 21 FT.

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PKZ155-210200-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
332 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 10 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT EXCEPT 15 KT W OF THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS. SEAS
8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY FROM THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 50 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 23 FT.

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PKZ160-210200-
BRISTOL BAY-
332 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

.TODAY...W WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS
8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

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PKZ165-210200-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
332 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT W OF PORT MOLLER
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT EXCEPT VARIABLE 15 KT W OF PORT MOLLER.
SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY FROM PORT MOLLER E.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 50 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ170-210200-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
332 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 55 KT. SEAS 24 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

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PKZ171-210200-
UNALASKA BAY-
332 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 7 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING W 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 50 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ172-210200-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
332 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 50 KT. SEAS 25 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 25 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 22 FT.

$$

PKZ173-210200-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
332 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 50 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 55 KT. SEAS 26 FT.
.MON...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS 27 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

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PKZ174-210200-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
332 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 50 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 55 KT. SEAS 25 FT.
.MON...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 25 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

$$

PKZ175-210200-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
332 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 55 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 55 KT. SEAS 34 FT.
.MON...N WIND 50 KT. SEAS 34 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

$$

PKZ176-210200-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
332 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 12 FT. WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 50 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 50 KT. SEAS 24 FT.
.MON...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS 25 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ177-210200-
ADAK TO KISKA-
332 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT. SNOW.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 55 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 55 KT. SEAS 32 FT.
.MON...N WIND 50 KT. SEAS 31 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

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PKZ178-210200-
KISKA TO ATTU-
332 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO 13 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 50 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 55 KT. SEAS 27 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

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PKZ179-210200-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
332 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 50 KT. SEAS 24 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ180-210200-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
332 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT EXCEPT 20 KT N OF CAPE NEWENHAM. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT EXCEPT E 20 KT N OF CAPE NEWENHAM. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 12 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.

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PKZ181-210200-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
332 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 35 KT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT.

$$

PKZ185-210200-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
332 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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