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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
319 AM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018

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 THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 40 kt. Gusts to 55 kt out of bays and passes.
Seas 13 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...N wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.

South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...N wind 40 kt becoming NW 30 kt in the afternoon.
Gusts to 55 kt out of bays and passes in the morning. Seas 12 ft.
Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Bristol Bay-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft.
Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.
.WED...N wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.
Heavy freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 4 ft.
.THU...N wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft.

Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt except NW 20 kt from Port Moller E.
Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.

Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Unalaska Bay-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft building to 7 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-

.TODAY...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-

.TODAY...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-

.TODAY...S wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-

.TODAY...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Adak to Kiska-

.TODAY...S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Kiska to Attu-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...Variable wind 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft building to 17 ft in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.THU...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 22 ft.

Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt becoming NE 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas in ice free waters 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.WED...NE wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.
Heavy freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 4 ft.
.THU...N wind 35 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft.

North and West of Nunivak Island-

.TODAY...E wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 1 foot.
.WED...E wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.

Saint Matthew Island Waters-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.

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