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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
347 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 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.

PKZ199-171400-
347 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...A 990 mb low moves
600 nm southwest of Shemya this evening with an associated cold
front entering the western Aleutians. This low then moves to 155 nm
northwest of Shemya at 985 mb Wed afternoon then moves to 235 nm
north northwest of Shemya Thu afternoon while weakening to 1004 mb.
The attendant cold front will dissipate across the central Bering and
Aleutians Thu afternoon.

$$

PKZ150-171400-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
347 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt out of bays and passes. Seas 10
ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt out of bays and passes in
the evening. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ155-171400-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
347 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt out of bays and passes
developing after midnight. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt. Gusts to 45 kt out of bays and passes. Seas 11
ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ160-171400-
Bristol Bay-
347 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt in the evening increasing to 30 kt. Seas 4
ft in the evening building to 7 ft.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ165-171400-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
347 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt in the evening increasing to 30 kt. Seas
building to 12 ft.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ170-171400-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
347 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas building to 10 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt becoming W 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming E 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 6 ft.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ171-171400-
Unalaska Bay-
347 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow showers.
.WED...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft subsiding to 2 ft in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SE 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ172-171400-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
347 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SUN...E wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ173-171400-
Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
347 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.THU...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ174-171400-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
347 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...W wind 15 kt becoming S 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft building to 11 ft after
midnight. Rain and snow.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

PKZ175-171400-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
347 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow and rain.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow and rain.
.THU...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ176-171400-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
347 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain with snow.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...E wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 17 ft.

$$

PKZ177-171400-
Adak to Kiska-
347 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Snow and rain.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft. Snow.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt. Seas 17 ft.

$$

PKZ178-171400-
Kiska to Attu-
347 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE wind increasing to 40 kt. Seas 16 ft. Snow and
widespread rain showers.
.WED...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft Bering side...25 ft Pacific side.
Rain and snow showers.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft Bering side...24 ft Pacific
side. Snow showers and rain showers.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E wind 40 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt. Seas 18 ft.

$$

PKZ179-171400-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
347 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ180-171400-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
347 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt in the evening increasing to 30 kt. Seas
building to 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ181-171400-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
347 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft. Freezing
spray.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft. Freezing
spray.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft. Freezing
spray.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft.

$$

PKZ185-171400-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
347 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt E of Saint Matthew Island... N 20 kt W of
Saint Matthew Island. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$


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