Marine Forecast for Southwest Alaska, Bristol Bay, the Alaska Peninsula Waters, and the Aleutian Islands


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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
340 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 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.

PKZ199-170145-
340 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...

A 990 mb North Pacific low moves to 135 nm West of Attu at 981 mb
for Wed morning and continues to 120 nm North of Attu at 991 mb 
by Thu morning. The associated front sweeps into the Eastern 
Aleutians by Thu morning.

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PKZ150-170145-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
340 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING TODAY...
.TODAY...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

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PKZ155-170145-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
340 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

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PKZ160-170145-
Bristol Bay-
340 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

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PKZ165-170145-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
340 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...NW wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon. From
Port Moller E, NW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

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PKZ170-170145-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
340 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

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PKZ171-170145-
Unalaska Bay-
340 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TODAY...NW wind increasing to 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...NW wind 20 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7 
ft subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

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PKZ172-170145-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
340 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.

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PKZ173-170145-
Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
340 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...Variable wind 10 kt becoming S 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

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PKZ174-170145-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
340 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 17 ft.

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PKZ175-170145-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
340 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...W wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...W wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.

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PKZ176-170145-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
340 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain and snow.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.THU...W wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.

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PKZ177-170145-
Adak to Kiska-
340 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...W wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt in the evening increasing to 30 kt. Seas 10 
ft. Rain.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft building to 16 ft in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.

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PKZ178-170145-
Kiska to Attu-
340 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...
.TODAY...S wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft. Rain and snow.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft bering side...25 ft PAC side. Rain
and snow.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 23 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E wind 40 kt. Seas 22 ft.

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PKZ179-170145-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
340 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018
.TODAY...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray after midnight.
.WED...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

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PKZ180-170145-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
340 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. S of Cape Newenham, variable wind 10 kt
becoming N 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray N of Cape
Newenham.
.WED...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray N of Cape
Newenham.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

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PKZ181-170145-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
340 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...N wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft. Freezing
spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 6 ft. Freezing 
spray.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft. Heavy freezing 
spray in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 6 ft.
.THU THROUGH SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft.

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PKZ185-170145-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
340 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING WEDNESDAY...
.TODAY...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray N of Saint
Matthew Island in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

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