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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
340 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 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.

PKZ199-161330-
340 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 964 mb low 50 nm Southwest of Kipnuk loops over the Eastern
Bering then dives into the Western Gulf of Alaska at 998 mb by
Sun afternoon. A 970 mb low 150 nm North of Adak moves to the
Northern Gulf of Alaska for Sun afternoon. The associated front
arches over the Bering through Sun afternoon.

$$

PKZ150-161330-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
340 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.MON...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ155-161330-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
340 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 40 kt except SW 30 kt from the Shumagin Islands
E. Seas 19 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...SW wind 40 kt. From the Shumagin Islands E, SW wind 40 kt
diminishing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 24 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ160-161330-
Bristol Bay-
340 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt becoming NW after midnight. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ165-161330-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
340 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT...W wind 40 kt except S 35 kt from Port Moller E. Seas 13 ft.
Rain showers and snow showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 22 ft. From Port Moller E, seas
12 ft building to 19 ft after midnight. Snow showers and rain
showers.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...S wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ170-161330-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
340 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.MON...S wind 45 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ171-161330-
Unalaska Bay-
340 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt increasing to 40 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 5 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...S wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ172-161330-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
340 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 24 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...S wind 45 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ173-161330-
Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
340 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 45 kt becoming W 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 19 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.SAT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 50 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.MON...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$

PKZ174-161330-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
340 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 28 ft. Rain showers and snow
showers.
.SAT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 50 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.MON...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 29 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ175-161330-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
340 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 20 ft. Rain showers and snow
showers.
.SAT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SUN...S wind 45 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 50 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ176-161330-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
340 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 27 ft.
.SAT...W wind 45 kt diminishing to 35 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 25 ft subsiding to 19 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 50 kt. Seas 30 ft.
.MON...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 29 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ177-161330-
Adak to Kiska-
340 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 45 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.SAT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 30 kt becoming SW 40 kt after midnight.
Seas 14 ft. Rain and snow.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...SW wind 50 kt. Seas 28 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.WED...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$

PKZ178-161330-
Kiska to Attu-
340 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 45 kt. Seas 12 ft building to 19 ft after
midnight. Rain and snow.
.SUN...S wind 50 kt. Seas 30 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 29 ft.
.MON...W wind 45 kt. Seas 29 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 27 ft.
.WED...W wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ179-161330-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
340 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt becoming NW 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 9 ft. Snow showers.
.SAT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft. Snow showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 45 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.MON...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$

PKZ180-161330-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
340 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ181-161330-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
340 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Snow showers.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 20 kt becoming NW 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...S wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.TUE...S wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ185-161330-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
340 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...N wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.MON...S wind 40 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 17 ft.

$$



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