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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 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.

PKZ199-251215-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 1001 MB LOW NEAR 60N 171W WILL MOVE INLAND NEAR THE KUSKOKWIM
DELTA TONIGHT THEN WEAKEN THU. A 1016 MB LOW NEAR 52N 166E WILL
MOVE TO 53N 170W AT 1013 MB THU AFTERNOON THEN MOVE TO 54N 159W AT
1008 MB FRI AFTERNOON. A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE
OVER THE NORTHERN BERING SEA THU AFTERNOON AND FRI. HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS OVER THE SOUTHWEST BERING THU NIGHT.

$$

PKZ150-251215-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ155-251215-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ160-251215-
BRISTOL BAY-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ165-251215-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ170-251215-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ171-251215-
UNALASKA BAY-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4
FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ172-251215-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9
FT. RAIN.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ173-251215-
NIKLOSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ174-251215-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ175-251215-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ176-251215-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9
FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
11 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ177-251215-
ADAK TO KISKA-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.THU...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ178-251215-
KISKA TO ATTU-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT. SEAS
10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ179-251215-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ180-251215-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ181-251215-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ185-251215-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
330 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$


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