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NWS Forecast

FZAK52 PAFC 272312
CWFALU

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
312 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

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.

PKZ199-281230-
312 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A FRONT WILL REMAIN STATIONARY OVER THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS THROUGH
FRIDAY. A 1010 MB LOW DEVELOPS 140 NM WEST OF ST. MATTHEW ISLAND
FRI MORNING...THEN MOVES INLAND NEAR NUNIVAK ISLAND AT 1002 MB
FRI EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS BACK INTO THE CENTRAL BERING
EARLY SAT THROUGH SUN.



PKZ150-281230-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
312 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

GALE WARNING TONIGHT


TONIGHT
NW WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT THROUGH BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 10 FT.

FRI
NW WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT THROUGH BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 10 FT.

FRI NIGHT
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.

SAT AND SAT NIGHT
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

MON
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

TUE
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ155-281230-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
312 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT THROUGH BAYS AND PASSES
IN THE EVENING. SEAS 8 FT.

FRI
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

FRI NIGHT
W WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT THROUGH BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 8 FT.

SAT
NW WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT THROUGH BAYS AND PASSES IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 10 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

MON THROUGH TUE
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ160-281230-
BRISTOL BAY-
312 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.

FRI
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

FRI NIGHT
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.

SAT AND SAT NIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

MON
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE
SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ165-281230-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
312 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.

FRI
NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING W 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

FRI NIGHT
W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. PATCHY FOG.

SAT
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

SUN
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

MON
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



PKZ170-281230-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
312 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

FRI
W WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

FRI NIGHT
SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.

SAT
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SAT NIGHT
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SUN
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON THROUGH TUE
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ171-281230-
UNALASKA BAY-
312 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.

FRI
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.

FRI NIGHT
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

SAT
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SUN
VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON THROUGH TUE
S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ172-281230-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
312 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

FRI
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

FRI NIGHT
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SAT
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SAT NIGHT
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SUN THROUGH MON
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

TUE
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.



PKZ173-281230-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
312 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

FRI
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

FRI NIGHT
SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

SAT AND SAT NIGHT
SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SUN THROUGH TUE
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



PKZ174-281230-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
312 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

TONIGHT
W WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

FRI
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

FRI NIGHT
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

SAT AND SAT NIGHT
SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SUN THROUGH MON
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

TUE
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.



PKZ175-281230-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
312 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

FRI
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG.

FRI NIGHT
SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

SAT
SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SAT NIGHT
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN THROUGH TUE
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ176-281230-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
312 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. PATCHY FOG.

FRI
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. AREAS OF FOG.

FRI NIGHT
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.

SAT AND SAT NIGHT
SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

SUN
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

MON THROUGH TUE
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.



PKZ177-281230-
ADAK TO KISKA-
312 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. AREAS OF FOG.

FRI
S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. AREAS OF FOG.

FRI NIGHT
S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT. AREAS OF FOG.

SAT
S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

SUN THROUGH TUE
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.



PKZ178-281230-
KISKA TO ATTU-
312 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN.

FRI
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN.

FRI NIGHT
SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN.

SAT AND SAT NIGHT
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

SUN
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

MON
S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

TUE
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



PKZ179-281230-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
312 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
W WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6
FT. AREAS OF FOG.

FRI
SW WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
8 FT. AREAS OF FOG.

FRI NIGHT
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN.

SAT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ180-281230-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
312 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

FRI
W WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
PATCHY FOG. RAIN.

FRI NIGHT
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.

SAT AND SAT NIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

MON
S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



PKZ181-281230-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
312 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

FRI
SW WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.

FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.

SAT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

MON
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ185-281230-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
312 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

FRI
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.

FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
8 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.

SAT
N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON THROUGH TUE
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.