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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
247 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 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.

PKZ199-190030-
247 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...

A 991 mb low 110 nm north of Attu moves to 110 nm southwest of
Nikolski at 1017 mb dissipating Sat morning. The associated front
slides into the Eastern Aleutians dissipating Sat morning. A 991
mb low 470 nm south of Adak moves to 600 nm southeast of Kodiak
City at 988 mb Sat morning. A 978 mb North Pacific low and front
moves to 375 nm southwest of Attu Sat morning.

$$

PKZ150-190030-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
247 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt becoming NW 15 kt after midnight. Seas 8
ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.MON...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ155-190030-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
247 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt except W 30 kt from the Shumagin Islands E.
Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ160-190030-
Bristol Bay-
247 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Patchy freezing fog.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray after midnight.
.FRI...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ165-190030-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
247 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt, except 15 kt W of Port Moller. Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ170-190030-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
247 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.MON...N wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ171-190030-
Unalaska Bay-
247 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. Snow showers.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ172-190030-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
247 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ173-190030-
Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
247 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ174-190030-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
247 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 15 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ175-190030-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
247 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ176-190030-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
247 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 15 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 20 kt in the morning becoming variable 10 kt. Seas
11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ177-190030-
Adak to Kiska-
247 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft Bering side...17 ft Pacific side.
.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt becoming E 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 10
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ178-190030-
Kiska to Attu-
247 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...GALE WARNING TODAY AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft Bering side...21 ft Pacific side.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
14 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 15 kt increasing to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas
9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 40 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.MON...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ179-190030-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
247 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind increasing to 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ180-190030-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
247 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray N of Cape
Newenham.
.FRI...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray N of Cape
Newenham.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ181-190030-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
247 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft. Freezing
spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft. Heavy
freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft. Heavy freezing
spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 6 ft.

$$

PKZ185-190030-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
247 AM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt E of Saint Matthew Island... NE 20 kt W
of Saint Matthew Island. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray from Saint
Matthew Island E.
.FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray from Saint
Matthew Island E.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$



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