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FZAK52 PAFC 230045
CWFALU

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
345 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 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.

PKZ199-231400-
345 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...

A 969 mb low 160 nm West of Hooper Bay dives to 375 nm South of
Kodiak City at 983 mb Thu night then merges with a 978 mb low in
the Southern Gulf of Alaska for Fri afternoon. The associated 
front pushes across the Alaska Peninsula through Fri afternoon. A 
new front edges over the Western Aleutians by Fri afternoon.


$$

PKZ150-231400-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
345 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.THU...W wind 45 kt. Seas 22 ft. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 50 kt. Seas 22 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 50 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 45 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...S wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.MON...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ155-231400-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
345 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt increasing to 45 kt after midnight. Seas
13 ft building to 19 ft after midnight. Snow showers.
.THU...NW wind 60 kt. Gusts to 80 kt out of bays and passes. Seas 28
ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 55 kt. Seas 26 ft subsiding to 20 ft after
midnight.
.FRI...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.MON...W wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$

PKZ160-231400-
Bristol Bay-
345 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt becoming W 40 kt after midnight. Seas 11
ft building to 18 ft after midnight. Rain showers and snow showers.
.THU...W wind 40 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 19 ft
subsiding to 14 ft in the afternoon. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 45 kt. Seas 14 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...N wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.MON...N wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ165-231400-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
345 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...W wind 45 kt increasing to 55 kt after midnight. Seas
22 ft building to 32 ft after midnight. Rain showers and snow
showers.
.THU...W wind 60 kt. Gusts to 75 kt. Seas 38 ft. Rain showers with 
snow showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 55 kt diminishing to 40 kt after midnight.
Seas 30 ft subsiding to 21 ft after midnight.
.FRI...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON...W wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$

PKZ170-231400-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
345 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...W wind 50 kt. Seas 25 ft building to 33 ft after
midnight. Snow showers.
.THU...NW wind 55 kt. Gusts to 75 kt east of Unalaska. Seas 37 ft. 
Snow showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 50 kt diminishing to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 29 ft subsiding to 20 ft after midnight.
.FRI...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 24 ft.
.MON...W wind 40 kt. Seas 23 ft.

$$

PKZ171-231400-
Unalaska Bay-
345 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...
.TONIGHT...W wind 40 kt increasing to 50 kt after midnight. Seas
7 ft. Snow showers.
.THU...NW wind 50 kt. Gusts to 65 kt. Seas 24 ft. Snow showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 45 kt diminishing to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 20 ft subsiding to 10 ft after midnight.
.FRI...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ172-231400-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
345 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...W wind 35 kt becoming NW 45 kt after midnight. Seas
17 ft.
.THU...NW wind 50 kt. Gusts to 70 kt east of Unalaska. Seas 20 ft. 
Snow showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 50 kt diminishing to 40 kt after midnight.
Seas 19 ft subsiding to 13 ft after midnight.
.FRI...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...W wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.

$$

PKZ173-231400-
Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
345 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...
.TONIGHT...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 26 ft.
.THU...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 28 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt becoming W 20 kt after midnight. Seas
22 ft subsiding to 16 ft after midnight.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SUN...W wind 45 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.MON...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 22 ft.

$$

PKZ174-231400-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
345 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...
.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.THU...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN...W wind 45 kt. Seas 25 ft.
.MON...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 22 ft.

$$

PKZ175-231400-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
345 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...
.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 18 ft subsiding to 11 ft after
midnight.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 45 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.MON...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.

$$

PKZ176-231400-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
345 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt becoming N 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 10
ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 kt becoming S after midnight. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN...W wind 45 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.MON...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 23 ft.

$$

PKZ177-231400-
Adak to Kiska-
345 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 20 kt becoming SE 30 kt after midnight. Seas
11 ft.
.FRI...S wind 40 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W wind 40 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.MON...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 38 ft.

$$

PKZ178-231400-
Kiska to Attu-
345 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...S wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.MON...W wind 45 kt. Seas 40 ft.

$$

PKZ179-231400-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
345 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...
.TONIGHT...NW wind 55 kt. Gusts to 70 kt. Seas 34 ft. Snow showers 
and rain showers.
.THU...NW wind 55 kt diminishing to 45 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to
70 kt in the morning. Seas 33 ft subsiding to 27 ft in the 
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 19 ft subsiding to 13 ft after midnight.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.MON...NW wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$

PKZ180-231400-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
345 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...SW wind 50 kt. Gusts to 65 kt. Seas 25 ft. Rain showers 
and snow showers.
.THU...NW wind 55 kt. Seas 26 ft. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 50 kt diminishing to 35 kt after midnight.
Seas 18 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ181-231400-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
345 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...
.TONIGHT...SW wind 50 kt becoming N after midnight. Gusts to 65 kt. 
Seas 23 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.THU...N wind 50 kt becoming NW 40 kt in the afternoon. 
Seas 21 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ185-231400-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
345 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...
.TONIGHT...NW wind 55 kt. Gusts to 70 kt. Seas 26 ft. and rain 
showers.
.THU...E of Saint Matthew Island, NW wind 45 kt diminishing to 35
kt in the afternoon. W of Saint Matthew Island, NW wind 40 kt 
becoming W 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 24 ft subsiding to 17 ft in 
the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$


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