Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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FZAK78 PAFC 240549
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
946 PM AKDT FRI JUN 23 2017

PKZ170-241145-
946 PM AKDT FRI JUN 23 2017

...TRACE OR DUSTING OF VOLCANIC ASH EXPECTED OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOSKI BERING SIDE...

AT 946 PM AKDT...SEISMIC ACTIVITY AND SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATED
THAT BOGOSLOF VOLCANO WAS ERUPTING...WITH TRACE OR DUSTING OF
VOLCANIC ASH...REDUCING VISIBILITY TO NEAR 5 NM...40 NM WEST OF
DUTCH HARBOR...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

THE TRACE OR DUSTING OF VOLCANIC ASH WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN
WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ASH IS AN EYE AND RESPIRATORY IRRITANT AND IS ABRASIVE. THOSE WITH
RESPIRATORY SENSITIVITIES SHOULD TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS TO MINIMIZE
EXPOSURE. PROTECT ELECTRONICS AND COVER AIR INTAKES IF ASHFALL IS
EXPECTED OR CONFIRMED. REMOVE ASH FROM SURFACES WITH WATER IF
POSSIBLE TO PREVENT EXCESSIVE ACCUMULATION.

&&

LAT...LON 5405 16699 5370 16853 5455 16903 5524 16730

$$

LAWSON


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