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FZAK52 PAFC 090016
CWFALU

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
316 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

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.

PKZ199-091345-
316 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A STRONG FRONT APPROACHES THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS LATE
TONIGHT...THEN MOVES INTO THE CENTRAL ALEUTIANS AND WESTERN BERING
BY SAT. HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL BERING MOVES TO THE EASTERN
BERING BY SAT.

$$

PKZ150-091345-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
316 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ155-091345-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
316 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY W OF THE
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ160-091345-
BRISTOL BAY-
316 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ165-091345-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
316 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ170-091345-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
316 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ171-091345-
UNALASKA BAY-
316 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ172-091345-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
316 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

$$

PKZ173-091345-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
316 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

$$

PKZ174-091345-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
316 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 22 FT.

$$

PKZ175-091345-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
316 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ176-091345-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
316 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 24 FT.

$$

PKZ177-091345-
ADAK TO KISKA-
316 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING NE 25 KT. SEAS
12 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

$$

PKZ178-091345-
KISKA TO ATTU-
316 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
12 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ179-091345-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
316 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ180-091345-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
316 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ181-091345-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
316 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT EARLY DIMINISHING TO 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE
FREE WATERS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ185-091345-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
316 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

$$



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