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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
252 PM 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.

PKZ199-191315-
252 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...

A 1002 mb low 200 nm northeast of Adak moves south and dissipates
this evening. A strong front approaches the western Aleutians Fri
afternoon and reaches Adak by Sat afternoon.

$$

PKZ150-191315-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
252 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt out of bays and passes.
Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.MON...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ155-191315-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
252 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...N wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...N wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ160-191315-
Bristol Bay-
252 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ165-191315-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
252 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.TUE...N wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ170-191315-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
252 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON...N wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE...N wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ171-191315-
Unalaska Bay-
252 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...E wind 10 kt becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 ft
building to 5 ft after midnight.
.FRI...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ172-191315-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
252 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming N 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.MON...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TUE...N wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ173-191315-
Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
252 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ174-191315-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
252 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ175-191315-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
252 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...E wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ176-191315-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
252 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.SUN...E wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ177-191315-
Adak to Kiska-
252 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft bering side...16 ft Pacific side.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt becoming E 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas
12 ft.
.SAT...E wind 40 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.TUE...E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ178-191315-
Kiska to Attu-
252 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
14 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas
9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 40 kt. Seas 15 ft building to 23 ft after
midnight. Rain.
.SAT...SE wind 45 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.MON...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ179-191315-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
252 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ180-191315-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
252 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TUE...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ181-191315-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
252 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft. Heavy
freezing spray.
.FRI...NE 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. Heavy
freezing spray.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft.

$$

PKZ185-191315-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
252 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

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