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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
356 AM AKDT TUE MAR 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.

PKZ199-290045-
356 AM AKDT TUE MAR 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. A WEAK
FRONT OVER THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS WILL DISSIPATE TONIGHT. A 975 MB
NORTH PACIFIC LOW 750 NM SOUTH OF SHEMYA THIS AFTERNOON WILL MOVE
TO 450 NM SOUTH OF NIKOLSKI AT 968 MB WED NIGHT AS THE ASSOCIATED
STRONG FRONTAL SYSTEM APPROACHES THE EASTERN ALEUTIANS AND ALASKA
PENINSULA.

$$

PKZ150-290045-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
356 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ155-290045-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
356 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. FROM
THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

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PKZ160-290045-
BRISTOL BAY-
356 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT.

$$

PKZ165-290045-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
356 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ170-290045-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
356 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ171-290045-
UNALASKA BAY-
356 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ172-290045-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
356 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 50 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.THU...N WIND 50 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ173-290045-
NIKLOSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
356 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.THU...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ174-290045-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
356 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING NE 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT
BUILDING TO 13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.THU...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ175-290045-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
356 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.THU...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ176-290045-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
356 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT BUILDING
TO 13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.THU...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ177-290045-
ADAK TO KISKA-
356 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ178-290045-
KISKA TO ATTU-
356 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ179-290045-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
356 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ180-290045-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
356 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT.

$$

PKZ181-290045-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
356 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

$$

PKZ185-290045-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
356 AM AKDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING  SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.

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