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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 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.

PKZ199-250200-
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 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 992
MB LOW 250 NM WEST OF ST MATTHEW ISLAND MERGES WITH A 971 MB
SOUTH KAMCHATKA LOW TO FORM A 968 MB LOW 300 NM NORTHWEST OF ATTU
FRI AFTERNOON. THIS LOW WEAKENS TO 1004 MB AS IT MOVES TO 40 NM
WEST OF POINT HOPE SUN MORNING. THE ASSOCIATED FRONT EXTENDS
THROUGH THE CENTRAL ALEUTIANS BY SUN MORNING.

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PKZ150-250200-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

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PKZ155-250200-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ160-250200-
BRISTOL BAY-
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NW WIND 30 KT.

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PKZ165-250200-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT EXCEPT SW 15 KT FROM PORT MOLLER E. SEAS
10 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

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PKZ170-250200-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

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PKZ171-250200-
UNALASKA BAY-
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ172-250200-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ173-250200-
NIKLOSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ174-250200-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

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PKZ175-250200-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
14 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ176-250200-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT BY MIDDAY. SEAS 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 21 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

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PKZ177-250200-
ADAK TO KISKA-
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT BY MIDDAY. SEAS 17 FT IN
THE MORNING BUILDING TO 23 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 50 KT BECOMING SW 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
25 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
20 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

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PKZ178-250200-
KISKA TO ATTU-
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 50 KT. SEAS 27 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 50 KT DIMINISHING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
31 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

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PKZ179-250200-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 40 KT BECOMING SW 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 21
FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ180-250200-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  PATCHY
FREEZING FOG.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT.
.TUE...N WIND 35 KT.

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PKZ181-250200-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  SNOW
AND RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT.

$$

PKZ185-250200-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
359 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...STORM WARNING SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 21 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 24 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND... SW 50 KT W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 31 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 26 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 17 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 12 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.

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