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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
342 AM AKDT Wed Aug 16 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.

PKZ199-170030-
342 AM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...

Bogoslof volcano, 53 nm northwest of Dutch Harbor, is currently
active.

High pressure over the western Aleutians will slowly shift south
into the North Pacific through Fri morning. A 994 mb low will
move to 90 NM south of Gambell Wed evening and weaken to 998 mb
as it moves over Bristol Bay Thu morning before dissipating. A 999
mb low will move to 260 NM west of Saint Matthew Island Thu
morning and dissipate near St Paul Island Fri morning.

$$

PKZ150-170030-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
342 AM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ155-170030-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
342 AM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt except W 25 kt from the Shumagin Islands E.
Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.THU...W wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ160-170030-
Bristol Bay-
342 AM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Widespread rain showers.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Patchy fog.
.THU...SW wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
ft building to 6 ft in the afternoon. Patchy fog.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...W wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ165-170030-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
342 AM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt except W 25 kt from Port Moller E. Seas
11 ft. Rain.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ170-170030-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
342 AM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ171-170030-
Unalaska Bay-
342 AM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...W wind 35 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ172-170030-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
342 AM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ173-170030-
Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
342 AM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ174-170030-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
342 AM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Patchy fog.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ175-170030-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
342 AM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Patchy fog.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Patchy fog.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...E wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ176-170030-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
342 AM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Patchy fog.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Patchy fog.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ177-170030-
Adak to Kiska-
342 AM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Patchy fog.
.THU...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Patchy fog.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ178-170030-
Kiska to Attu-
342 AM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...W wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Areas of fog.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Patchy fog.
.THU...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Patchy fog.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ179-170030-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
342 AM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ180-170030-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
342 AM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...W wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Patchy fog.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ181-170030-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
342 AM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Patchy fog.
.THU...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ185-170030-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
342 AM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 20 kt E of Saint Matthew Island...W 30 kt W of
Saint Matthew Island. Seas 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...E of Saint Matthew Island, N wind 15 kt. W of Saint Matthew
Island, NW wind 25 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...W wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$


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