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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
348 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 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.

PKZ199-140200-
348 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...

A trough of low pressure over the eastern Bering weakens through
tonight. A front in the western Bering will move east and move
inland over Southwest Alaska through Fri morning. A 975 mb low 290
nm west of Shemya Thu morning will move to 150 nm north of Dutch
Harbor at 965 mb by Fri morning.

$$

PKZ150-140200-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
348 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.FRI...S wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.

$$

PKZ155-140200-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
348 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

.TODAY...W wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...SW wind 15 kt becoming S 30 kt in the afternoon. From the
Shumagin Islands E, SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$

PKZ160-140200-
Bristol Bay-
348 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...W wind 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.THU...E wind 10 kt becoming S. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ165-140200-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
348 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt except variable 10 kt from Port Moller E.
Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt in the afternoon W of
Port Moller. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

PKZ170-140200-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
348 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 6 ft.
.THU...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ171-140200-
Unalaska Bay-
348 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
7 ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft building to 5 ft in the afternoon. Widespread rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ172-140200-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
348 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
9 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming S 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 6 ft.
.THU...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.SUN...W wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ173-140200-
Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
348 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 20 ft.

$$

PKZ174-140200-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
348 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 15 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...S wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 27 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft.

$$

PKZ175-140200-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
348 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 7
ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt becoming variable less than 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 23 ft.

$$

PKZ176-140200-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
348 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

.TODAY...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain and snow.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt becoming W 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7 ft
building to 14 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 30 ft.

$$

PKZ177-140200-
Adak to Kiska-
348 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt becoming S 10 kt after midnight. Seas 10
ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt becoming W 25 kt in the afternoon Pacific
side. Seas 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SUN...S wind 50 kt. Seas 30 ft.

$$

PKZ178-140200-
Kiska to Attu-
348 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...S wind 45 kt. Seas 29 ft.

$$

PKZ179-140200-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
348 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt in the morning becoming variable 10 kt.
Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...E wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 22 ft.

$$

PKZ180-140200-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
348 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...E wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ181-140200-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
348 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ185-140200-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
348 AM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...E of Saint Matthew Island, NW wind 15 kt. W of Saint
Matthew Island, SE wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...E wind 20 kt E of Saint Matthew Island...E 25 kt W of Saint
Matthew Island. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...S wind 30 kt. Seas 23 ft.

$$



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