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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
347 AM AKST Tue Dec 12 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.

PKZ199-130130-
347 AM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...

A 978 mb low 100 nm south of Chignik will move inland over Bristol
Bay and dissipate by Tue night. A 988 mb North Pacific low will move
over Port Heiden at 989 mb by Wed morning then will move inland and
dissipate by Wed evening. A front in the western Bering will move
into the central Bering by Thu morning.

$$

PKZ150-130130-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
347 AM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
21 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt becoming S 15 kt after midnight. Seas 14
ft. Rain.
.WED...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...S wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.

$$

PKZ155-130130-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
347 AM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt except S 20 kt from the Shumagin Islands E.
Seas 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt except SE 15 kt from the Shumagin Islands
E. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...W wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...S wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.

$$

PKZ160-130130-
Bristol Bay-
347 AM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...SE wind 15 kt becoming SW. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ165-130130-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
347 AM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. From Port Moller E, NE wind 20 kt in the
morning becoming variable 10 kt. Seas 13 ft except 6 ft from Port
Moller E.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt except NW 15 kt from Port Moller E. Seas 13
ft except 7 ft from Port Moller E.
.WED...NW wind 20 kt except W 15 kt from Port Moller E. Seas 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.

$$

PKZ170-130130-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
347 AM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt after midnight. Seas
15 ft subsiding to 11 ft after midnight.
.WED...NW wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 11
ft subsiding to 7 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.FRI...W wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.

$$

PKZ171-130130-
Unalaska Bay-
347 AM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...NW wind 15 kt becoming variable less than 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ172-130130-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
347 AM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...NW wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7
ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...S wind 40 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.FRI...W wind 40 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

PKZ173-130130-
Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
347 AM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
14 ft subsiding to 9 ft after midnight.
.WED...Variable wind 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...W wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$

PKZ174-130130-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
347 AM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas
14 ft subsiding to 8 ft after midnight..
.WED...Variable wind 10 kt becoming S 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.

$$

PKZ175-130130-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
347 AM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 18
ft subsiding to 13 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt becoming SE after midnight. Seas 12 ft
subsiding to 9 ft after midnight.
.WED...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Snow showers.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ176-130130-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
347 AM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 14
ft subsiding to 10 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt becoming SE after midnight. Seas 10 ft
subsiding to 7 ft after midnight.
.WED...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...W wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.

$$

PKZ177-130130-
Adak to Kiska-
347 AM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt becoming SE. Seas 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Snow.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ178-130130-
Kiska to Attu-
347 AM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE wind increasing to 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Widespread snow
showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 35 kt diminishing to 20 kt after midnight. Seas
13 ft diminishing to 10 ft. Snow and rain showers.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ179-130130-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
347 AM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas
12 ft diminishing to 8 ft after midnight.
.WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...E wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ180-130130-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
347 AM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...E wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ181-130130-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
347 AM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ185-130130-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
347 AM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...E wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$


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