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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
327 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 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.

South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 20 kt becoming SW 30 kt by late morning. Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
16 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 30 kt becoming S 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 12
ft building to 17 ft in the afternoon. From the Shumagin Islands E,
SW wind 30 kt, Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 40 kt. Seas 23 ft. From the Shumagin Islands E,
seas 13 ft building to 18 ft after midnight. Rain showers.
.TUE...SW wind 25 kt. From the Shumagin Islands E, SW wind 35 kt
diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 21 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.

Bristol Bay-

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 30 kt increasing to 45 kt by mid morning. Seas 15 ft
building to 21 ft in the afternoon. From Port Moller E, S wind 30 kt
increasing to 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8 ft building to 14 ft in
the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 40 kt. Seas 20 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.

Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-

...STORM WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...S wind 50 kt. Seas 23 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.  and rain.
.TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.WED...S wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.

Unalaska Bay-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...S wind 35 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 45 kt. Seas 20 ft building to 27 ft in the afternoon.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 45 kt diminishing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
27 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.

Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-

...STORM WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...S wind 50 kt becoming SW 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas
25 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.WED...S wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft.

Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-

...STORM WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...S wind 50 kt becoming SW 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 31
ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.WED...S wind 40 kt. Seas 24 ft.

Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 19 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 25 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...W wind 35 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.WED...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 22 ft.

Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-

...STORM WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 50 kt becoming W 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas
32 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 24 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...W wind 30 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.WED...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 27 ft.

Adak to Kiska-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 26 ft. Snow showers.
.TONIGHT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 29 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...W wind 35 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 45 kt. Seas 29 ft.
.WED...W wind 45 kt. Seas 30 ft.

Kiska to Attu-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 31 ft. Snow showers.
.TONIGHT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 32 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...W wind 40 kt. Seas 27 ft. Snow.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 29 ft.
.WED...W wind 30 kt. Seas 25 ft.

Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-

...STORM WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...S wind 50 kt becoming SW 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas
28 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 22 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.WED...S wind 35 kt. Seas 30 ft.

Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 45 kt. Seas 13 ft building to 19 ft in the afternoon.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 40 kt becoming SW 30 kt after midnight. Seas 18
ft. Rain.
.TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.

North and West of Nunivak Island-

...GALE WARNING TODAY AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 45 kt. Seas 21 ft. Rain and snow.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft. Snow.
.TUE...S wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.WED...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 22 ft.

Saint Matthew Island Waters-

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 45 kt E of Saint Matthew Island...S 35 kt W of
Saint Matthew Island. Seas 23 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 40 kt. Seas 27 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 31 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.WED...S wind 35 kt. Seas 27 ft.

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