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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Anchorage West (ALU)

                            
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FZAK52 PAFC 200007
CWFALU

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 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.

PKZ199-201330-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 965 mb Southern Chukotsk low moves to the Chukchi Sea at 981 mb 
with its front pushing into Western Alaska for Tue morning. A 1003
mb North Pacific low drives to 70 nm Southwest of Kiska at 992 mb
Tue morning then shifts over Gambell at 1004 mb Wed afternoon. 
The associated front splits the Bering by Wed afternoon.

$$

PKZ150-201330-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ155-201330-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 20 kt. From the Shumagin Islands E, variable wind
10 kt becoming S 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 25 kt except S 20 kt from the Shumagin Islands
E. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...W wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ160-201330-
Bristol Bay-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft. Rain.
.TUE...NW wind 10 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Seas in ice free
waters 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 10 ft.
.FRI...E wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 11 ft.

$$

PKZ165-201330-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE...E wind 15 kt becoming SE 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 10
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ170-201330-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...S wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ171-201330-
Unalaska Bay-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt becoming SE after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...S wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ172-201330-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt becoming E after midnight. Seas 16 ft.
.TUE...S wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...E wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ173-201330-
Nikloski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.WED...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ174-201330-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 19 ft.
.TUE...S wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ175-201330-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.TUE...E wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ176-201330-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming SE 25 kt after midnight. Seas
21 ft.
.TUE...S wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.WED...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ177-201330-
Adak to Kiska-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TUE...E wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft Bering side...18 ft Pacific side. 
Rain and snow.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.WED...W wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

PKZ178-201330-
Kiska to Attu-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt becoming S 20 kt after midnight. Seas
19 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Snow and rain showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.WED...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$

PKZ179-201330-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.WED...S wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...S wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

PKZ180-201330-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.TUE...S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.THU...W wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ181-201330-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas in ice free waters 12 ft.
.TUE...S wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft. Freezing
spray. Snow.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft.
.THU...SW wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 10 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 12 ft.

$$

PKZ185-201330-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 40 kt E of Saint Matthew Island...SW 55 kt W of
Saint Matthew Island. Seas 38 ft.
.TUE...E of Saint Matthew Island, SW wind 35 kt becoming S 25 kt
in the afternoon. W of Saint Matthew Island, SW wind 45 kt becoming 
S 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 28 ft subsiding to 21 ft in the 
afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft. Snow.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$