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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
317 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 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.

PKZ199-221315-
317 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 997 mb low 125 nm West of Gambell moves inland over Kivalina at
1000 mb with its front pushing into Western Alaska by Midday Thu. A
1006 mb low near Kiska Thu afternoon will move to 150nm west of St
Matthew Island at 993 mb Fri afternoon. The associated front will
move across the Bering Sea Thu night and Fri.

$$

PKZ150-221315-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
317 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.MON...W wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ155-221315-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
317 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt becoming NW 15 kt in the afternoon. From the
Shumagin Islands E, W wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. From the Shumagin Islands E, NW wind
15 kt in the evening becoming variable 10 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...S wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ160-221315-
Bristol Bay-
317 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray and patchy freezing fog.
.FRI...E wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ165-221315-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
317 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft building to 13 ft after
midnight.
.THU...W wind 30 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 13
ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming SE 25 kt after midnight. E
of Port Moller, variable wind 10 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$

PKZ170-221315-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
317 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SAT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

PKZ171-221315-
Unalaska Bay-
317 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt in the evening increasing to 30 kt. Seas 2
ft building to 4 ft after midnight.
.THU...W wind 20 kt becoming SE 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ172-221315-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
317 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt becoming SE 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.MON...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ173-221315-
Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
317 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt diminishing to 20 kt after midnight. Seas
15 ft.
.THU...E wind 15 kt becoming SE 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.FRI...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

PKZ174-221315-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
317 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
16 ft.
.THU...E wind 20 kt becoming SE 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 11
ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.MON...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

PKZ175-221315-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
317 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt becoming S 15 kt after midnight. Seas 13
ft.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas
10 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 35 kt becoming SW 25 kt after midnight. Seas
11 ft.
.FRI...W wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.

$$

PKZ176-221315-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
317 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt becoming SE 15 kt after midnight. Seas 15
ft.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 13
ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.MON...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 18 ft.

$$

PKZ177-221315-
Adak to Kiska-
317 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt becoming SE 30 kt after midnight. Seas
12 ft.
.THU...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Rain and snow.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...W wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.MON...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 17 ft.

$$

PKZ178-221315-
Kiska to Attu-
317 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt becoming SE 35 kt after midnight. Seas
12 ft. Snow.
.THU...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 15 ft. Snow.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft building to 18 ft after
midnight.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.MON...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

PKZ179-221315-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
317 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas
17 ft. Patchy fog.
.THU...W wind 20 kt in the morning becoming variable 10 kt. Seas
12 ft. Patchy fog.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
10 ft. Snow and rain.
.FRI...S wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.SAT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 21 ft.

$$

PKZ180-221315-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
317 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray N of Cape
Newenham after midnight.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray N of Cape
Newenham in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt becoming SE after midnight. Seas 8 ft.
Patchy freezing fog.
.FRI...E wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.MON...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ181-221315-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
317 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 9 ft. Freezing
spray and patchy freezing fog.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 10 ft. Freezing spray in
the morning. Patchy freezing fog.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 20 kt becoming SE after midnight. Seas in ice
free waters 6 ft. Freezing spray and patchy freezing fog.
.FRI...E wind 35 kt. Seas in ice free waters 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 11 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 11 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 11 ft.

$$

PKZ185-221315-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
317 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...W wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
12 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...E of Saint Matthew Island, W wind 15 kt becoming E
25 kt after midnight. W of Saint Matthew Island, E wind 25 kt
increasing to 35 kt after midnight. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...E wind 40 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.MON...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 24 ft.

$$



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