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FZAK52 PAFC 180024
CWFALU

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
324 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 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.

PKZ199-181315-
324 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...

A 983 mb low 130 nm northwest of Shemya moves 110 nm northeast of
Shemya at 1000 mb Thu afternoon. A North Pacific low passes well 
south of the Aleutians Thu afternoon through Fri afternoon 
resulting in a shift to offshore flow. A front approaches the 
western Aleutians Fri afternoon.

$$

PKZ150-181315-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
324 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Gusts to 50 kt out of bays and passes. 
Seas 10 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ155-181315-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
324 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Gusts to 45 kt out of bays and passes in 
the evening. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt except W 30 kt from the Shumagin Islands E.
Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt except W 20 kt from the Shumagin Islands
E. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ160-181315-
Bristol Bay-
324 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Snow showers.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ165-181315-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
324 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ170-181315-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
324 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt becoming E after midnight. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ171-181315-
Unalaska Bay-
324 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018
.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt becoming SE after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...E wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ172-181315-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
324 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain and rain.
.THU...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ173-181315-
Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
324 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow and rain.
.THU...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ174-181315-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
324 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ175-181315-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
324 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow and rain.
.THU...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SUN...E wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ176-181315-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
324 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas building to 15 ft.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SUN...E wind 25 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ177-181315-
Adak to Kiska-
324 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft bering side...21 ft Pacific 
side.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.SUN...E wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.MON...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ178-181315-
Kiska to Attu-
324 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...
.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft bering side...23 ft Pacific 
side. Snow showers and rain showers.
.THU...W wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft bering side...22 ft Pacific side.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 25 kt becoming SW 15 kt after midnight. Seas
15 ft subsiding to 10 ft after midnight.
.FRI...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ179-181315-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
324 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ180-181315-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
324 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 35 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ181-181315-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
324 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 6 ft. Freezing
spray.
.THU...N wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft. Heavy
freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft.

$$

PKZ185-181315-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
324 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 30 kt E of Saint Matthew Island...NE 20 kt W
of Saint Matthew Island. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$


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