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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
512 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

CORRECTED SYNOPSIS

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.

PKZ199-250315-
512 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
BOGOSLOF VOLCANO AT 53 NM WEST OF DUTCH HARBOR REMAINS ACTIVE. A
972 MB LOW 70 NM SOUTHWEST OF COLD BAY WILL MOVE TO 130 NM
NORTHWEST OF COLD BAY WED MORNING AT 974 MB AND STEADILY WEAKEN
AND DISSIPATE THROUGH WED NIGHT. A 980 MB LOW 340 NM SOUTH OF ADAK
WILL MOVE TO 240 NM SOUTH OF DUTCH HARBOR AT 970 MB WED MORNING
AND INTO THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA BY THU MORNING.

$$

PKZ150-250315-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
512 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ155-250315-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
512 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT EXCEPT E 15 KT FROM THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E.
SEAS 22 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT. AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ160-250315-
BRISTOL BAY-
512 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT.
.WED...E WIND 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...S WIND 15 KT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT.

$$

PKZ165-250315-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
512 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ170-250315-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
512 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ171-250315-
UNALASKA BAY-
512 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ172-250315-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
512 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
20 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ173-250315-
NIKLOSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
512 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ174-250315-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
512 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
15 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ175-250315-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
512 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ176-250315-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
512 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ177-250315-
ADAK TO KISKA-
512 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ178-250315-
KISKA TO ATTU-
512 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ179-250315-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
512 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ180-250315-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
512 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT. SNOW.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ181-250315-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
512 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT.

$$

PKZ185-250315-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
512 AM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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