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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
357 AM AKST THU FEB 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.

PKZ199-240145-
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 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. A 964
MB LOW 250 NM WEST OF ATTU STEADILY WEAKENS TO 1017 MB AS IT
MOVES TO 20 NM SOUTH OF KIVALINA BY SAT MORNING. THE ASSOCIATED
FRONT MOVES INTO WESTERN ALASKA THU NIGHT. A 971 MB LOW MOVES TO
410 NM WEST OF ATTU FRI MORNING CONTINUING TO THE NORTH KAMCHATKA
COAST AT 981 MB BY SAT MORNING. ITS ASSOCIATED FRONT MOVES INTO
THE WESTERN BERING BY SAT MORNING.

$$

PKZ150-240145-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT BY MIDDAY.
SEAS BUILDING TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ155-240145-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT EXCEPT SW 25 KT FROM THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E.
SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ160-240145-
BRISTOL BAY-
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SNOW.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW WIND 20 KT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT.

$$

PKZ165-240145-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES
DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ170-240145-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT IN THE MORNING. WINDS
BECOMING SW AND DIMINISHING TO 20 KT BY MIDDAY. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ171-240145-
UNALASKA BAY-
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING BECOMING W 15 KT BY MIDDAY. GUSTS
TO 40 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ172-240145-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 35 KT BECOMING SW 20 KT BY MIDDAY. SEAS 22 FT.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ173-240145-
NIKLOSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ174-240145-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 16
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ175-240145-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ176-240145-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ177-240145-
ADAK TO KISKA-
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...STORM WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 24 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT BECOMING S 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
21 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 50 KT. SEAS 24 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 25 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ178-240145-
KISKA TO ATTU-
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...STORM WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
27 FT. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT BECOMING S 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
20 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...S WIND 50 KT. SEAS 27 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 28 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ179-240145-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ180-240145-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 35 KT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SNOW.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT.

$$

PKZ181-240145-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 KT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 35 KT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT.

$$

PKZ185-240145-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...S 35 KT W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 20 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 22 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 21 FT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 25 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 45 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 30 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 16 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.

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