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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
1030 PM AKST Fri Feb 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.

PKZ199-242045-
1030 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 992 mb North Pacific low will move to 400 nm southwest of
Shemya Sat morning then it will move to 160 nm northwest of St.
Paul at 982 mb Sun afternoon.

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PKZ150-242045-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
1030 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Gusts to 50 kt out of bays and passes by
early morning. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT...W wind 45 kt. Gusts to 55 kt out of bays and passes. Seas 17
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.MON...W wind 45 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...W wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

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PKZ155-242045-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
1030 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Gusts to 45 kt out of bays and passes by
early morning. Seas 16 ft.
.SAT...W wind 35 kt except W 40 kt from the Shumagin Islands E. Gusts
to 50 kt out of bays and passes. Seas 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.MON...W wind 45 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.TUE...W wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ160-242045-
Bristol Bay-
1030 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 13 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...S wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.MON...W wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.TUE...W wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ165-242045-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
1030 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SAT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 30 kt becoming SW 20 kt after midnight. Seas
17 ft.
.SUN...S wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 50 kt. Seas 34 ft.
.MON...W wind 45 kt. Seas 31 ft.
.TUE...W wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ170-242045-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
1030 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft. Snow showers.
.SAT...W wind 40 kt becoming SW 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 21
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft. Rain.
.SUN...S wind 45 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 50 kt. Seas 38 ft.
.MON...W wind 40 kt. Seas 31 ft.
.TUE...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ171-242045-
Unalaska Bay-
1030 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas
2 ft building to 4 ft after midnight. Rain and snow.
.SUN...S wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...W wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ172-242045-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
1030 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain with snow.
.SUN...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.MON...W wind 35 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.TUE...W wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ173-242045-
Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
1030 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
19 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain.
.SUN...SW wind 50 kt. Seas 30 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 50 kt. Seas 35 ft.
.MON...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ174-242045-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
1030 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SAT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 27 ft.
.MON...W wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ175-242045-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
1030 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain and snow.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W wind 50 kt. Seas 32 ft.
.MON...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ176-242045-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
1030 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SAT...S wind 25 kt becoming SE 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 12
ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft building to 20 ft after
midnight.
.SUN...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 28 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.MON THROUGH WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ177-242045-
Adak to Kiska-
1030 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 40 kt diminishing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
20 ft.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt becoming SE 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 15
ft. Snow and rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 40 kt. Bering side, seas 13 ft building to 18
ft after midnight. Pacific side, seas 18 ft building to 26 ft after
midnight. Rain.
.SUN...SW wind 50 kt. Seas 30 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.MON...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.TUE...S wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.WED...S wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.

$$

PKZ178-242045-
Kiska to Attu-
1030 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 40 kt becoming SW 30 kt after midnight. Seas
21 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 30 kt becoming E 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 17
ft. Snow and rain.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 35 kt becoming W 45 kt after midnight. Bering
side, seas 16 ft. Pacific side, seas 17 ft building to 26 ft after
midnight. Rain and snow.
.SUN...W wind 45 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.MON...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.WED...S wind 40 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$

PKZ179-242045-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
1030 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 20 ft. Snow showers.
.SAT...W wind 40 kt diminishing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas
22 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt becoming SE after midnight. Seas 18 ft
subsiding to 13 ft after midnight. Snow.
.SUN...S wind 40 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 27 ft.
.MON...W wind 35 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.TUE...W wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ180-242045-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
1030 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 14 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.MON...W wind 45 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TUE...W wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

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PKZ181-242045-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
1030 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

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

.TONIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas in ice free waters 13 ft. Heavy
freezing spray. Snow.
.SAT...NW wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
in ice free waters 13 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt in the evening becoming variable 10 kt.
Seas in ice free waters 11 ft.
.SUN...E wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 9 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...W wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 9 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft.

$$

PKZ185-242045-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
1030 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 22 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 21 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...E of Saint Matthew Island, N wind 20 kt becoming SE
after midnight. W of Saint Matthew Island, E wind 25 kt. Seas 15
ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...E wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.MON...W wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.TUE...W wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

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