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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
343 AM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

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.

PKZ199-080145-
343 AM AKST WED DEC 7 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...

HIGH PRESSURE WEAKENS OVER THE CENTRAL ALEUTIANS THROUGH FRI
MORNING. A 966 MB KAMCHATKA LOW DRIVES INTO THE RUSSIAN FAR EAST
DRAWING THE ASSOCIATED FRONT INTO THE WESTERN BERING THROUGH FRI
MORNING. A 988 MB NORTH PACIFIC LOW 560 NM SOUTHWEST OF ATTU
APPROACHES THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS FRI MORNING.

$$

PKZ150-080145-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
343 AM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY NEAR THE COAST.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY NEAR THE
COAST.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. FREEZING SPRAY NEAR THE COAST. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ155-080145-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
343 AM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT EXCEPT N 20 KT FROM THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E.
SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT EXCEPT N 15 KT FROM THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
E. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ160-080145-
BRISTOL BAY-
343 AM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

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

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ165-080145-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
343 AM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT EXCEPT NE 20 KT FROM PORT MOLLER E. SEAS
10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ170-080145-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
343 AM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY E OF UNALASKA.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY E OF UNALASKA.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ171-080145-
UNALASKA BAY-
343 AM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ172-080145-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
343 AM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ173-080145-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
343 AM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ174-080145-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
343 AM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT. SEAS
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ175-080145-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
343 AM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT...BECOMING NW 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON W OF ATKA.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ176-080145-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
343 AM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT...BECOMING NW 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON W OF
ATKA. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ177-080145-
ADAK TO KISKA-
343 AM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ178-080145-
KISKA TO ATTU-
343 AM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...STORM WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 50 KT DIMINISHING TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 20
KT IN THE AFTERNOON FROM SHEMYA W. SEAS 25 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ179-080145-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
343 AM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ180-080145-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
343 AM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT EXCEPT N 15 KT S OF CAPE NEWENHAM. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ181-080145-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
343 AM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

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

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ185-080145-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
343 AM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SE 25 KT W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SE 30 KT W
OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SE 30 KT W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

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