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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 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.

PKZ199-230215-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 983 mb low 315 nm northwest of St. Paul Island then moves over
Kipnuk at 968 mb Thu morning then shifts south and moves to 250
nm southeast of Kodiak City at 978 mb. The associated front pushes
across the Bering and over the Alaska Peninsula by Thu afternoon.

$$

PKZ150-230215-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 8 ft building to 13 ft after
midnight. Rain.
.THU...W wind 45 kt. Seas 20 ft. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 50 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.FRI...N wind 50 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ155-230215-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 35 kt. From the Shumagin Islands E, W wind 15 kt
becoming SW 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 ft building to 12 ft in
the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt increasing to 45 kt after midnight.
Seas 13 ft building to 19 ft after midnight. Snow showers.
.THU...NW wind 60 kt. Gusts to 80 kt out of bays and passes. Seas 27
ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 55 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ160-230215-
Bristol Bay-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 15 kt becoming S 35 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 7 ft. Rain showers and snow.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt becoming W 40 kt after midnight. Seas 12
ft building to 18 ft after midnight. Rain showers and snow showers.
.THU...W wind 40 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 19 ft. Rain
showers.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 45 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI...N wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ165-230215-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 40 kt. From Port Moller E, S wind 25 kt increasing
to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9 ft building to 15 ft in the
afternoon. Rain and snow.
.TONIGHT...W wind 45 kt increasing to 55 kt after midnight. Seas
22 ft building to 32 ft after midnight. Rain showers and snow
showers.
.THU...W wind 60 kt. Gusts to 75 kt. Seas 37 ft. Rain showers with
snow showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 55 kt. Seas 31 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

PKZ170-230215-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W wind 50 kt. Seas 25 ft building to 33 ft after
midnight. Snow showers.
.THU...NW wind 55 kt. Gusts to 70 kt east of Unalaska. Seas 36 ft.
Snow showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 50 kt. Seas 30 ft.
.FRI...W wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

PKZ171-230215-
Unalaska Bay-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W wind 40 kt increasing to 50 kt after midnight. Seas
7 ft. Snow showers.
.THU...NW wind 50 kt. Gusts to 65 kt. Seas 24 ft. Snow showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ172-230215-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt becoming NW 45 kt after midnight.
Seas 17 ft.
.THU...NW wind 50 kt. Gusts to 70 kt east of Unalaska. Seas 20 ft.
Snow showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 50 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.FRI...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ173-230215-
Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.THU...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 29 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ174-230215-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.THU...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$

PKZ175-230215-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.FRI...S wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ176-230215-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt becoming N 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...S wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt. Seas 22 ft.

$$

PKZ177-230215-
Adak to Kiska-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...W wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...S wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SAT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt. Seas 28 ft.

$$

PKZ178-230215-
Kiska to Attu-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 27 ft.

$$

PKZ179-230215-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 45 kt. Seas 18 ft building to 25 ft in the
afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 55 kt. Gusts to 70 kt. Seas 33 ft. Snow showers
and rain showers.
.THU...NW wind 55 kt diminishing to 45 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to
70 kt in the morning. Seas 33 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ180-230215-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 45 kt. Seas 10 ft building to 15 ft in the
afternoon. Rain showers and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 50 kt. Gusts to 65 kt. Seas 25 ft. Rain showers
and snow showers.
.THU...NW wind 55 kt. Gusts to 70 kt. Seas 25 ft. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 50 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ181-230215-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 45 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 50 kt becoming N after midnight. Gusts to 65 kt.
Seas 23 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.THU...N wind 50 kt becoming NW 40 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to
65 kt in the morning. Seas 21 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI...W wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ185-230215-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E of Saint Matthew Island, S wind 50 kt. W of Saint
Matthew Island, E wind 35 kt becoming NW 45 kt in the afternoon.
Gusts to 65 kt. Seas 13 ft building to 20 ft in the afternoon. Rain
showers and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 55 kt. Gusts to 70 kt. Seas 26 ft. Rain showers.
.THU...E of Saint Matthew Island, NW wind 45 kt diminishing to
35 kt in the afternoon. W of Saint Matthew Island, NW wind 40 kt
becoming W 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 24 ft subsiding to 17 ft in
the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.

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