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Coastal Waters Forecast...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
516 AM AKST Wed Jan 17 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.

South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 35 kt. Gusts to 50 kt out of bays and passes.
Seas 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt in the morning becoming variable 10 kt. From
the Shumagin Islands E, W wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Bristol Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray after midnight.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming E after midnight. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Unalaska Bay-

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt becoming W 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7
ft subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SE 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...E wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt becoming S 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow and rain.
.THU...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 15 kt becoming S 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7
ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.

Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.

Adak to Kiska-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft Bering side... 21 ft Pacific
side.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft bering side...19 ft Pacific side.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.

Kiska to Attu-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft bering side...24 ft Pacific side.
Rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 23 ft. Rain showers and snow
showers.
.THU...W wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft bering side...22 ft Pacific side.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.

Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-

.TODAY...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray N of Cape Newenham.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray N of Cape
Newenham.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray N of Cape
Newenham.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

North and West of Nunivak Island-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft. Freezing
spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft. Heavy
freezing spray.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft. Heavy freezing
spray.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft.

Saint Matthew Island Waters-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray N of Saint
Matthew Island.
.THU...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray N of Saint
Matthew Island in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

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