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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK52 PAFC

FZAK52 PAFC 181142
CWFALU

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
342 AM AKDT Tue Sep 18 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.

PKZ199-190045-
342 AM AKDT Tue Sep 18 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A strong front over the western Bering and Aleutians moves over
the central Bering and Aleutians by Wed morning and then weakens as
it moves slowly toward the eastern Bering through Thu morning.



PKZ150-190045-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
342 AM AKDT Tue Sep 18 2018

TODAY
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

TONIGHT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

WED
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU
W wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ155-190045-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
342 AM AKDT Tue Sep 18 2018

TODAY
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

WED
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.



PKZ160-190045-
Bristol Bay-
342 AM AKDT Tue Sep 18 2018

TODAY
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog.

WED
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog.

WED NIGHT
W wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU
W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ165-190045-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
342 AM AKDT Tue Sep 18 2018

TODAY
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

WED
W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog.

WED NIGHT
W wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU THROUGH SAT
S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ170-190045-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
342 AM AKDT Tue Sep 18 2018

TODAY
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

WED
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

WED NIGHT
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

THU THROUGH FRI
S wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

SAT
S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.



PKZ171-190045-
Unalaska Bay-
342 AM AKDT Tue Sep 18 2018

TODAY
NW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
NW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

WED
W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog.

WED NIGHT
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

THU THROUGH SAT
S wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.



PKZ172-190045-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
342 AM AKDT Tue Sep 18 2018

TODAY
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Areas of fog.

TONIGHT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

WED
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

WED NIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
S wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.



PKZ173-190045-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
342 AM AKDT Tue Sep 18 2018

TODAY
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Areas of fog.

TONIGHT
S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

WED
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog.

WED NIGHT
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU
S wind 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

FRI
S wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.

SAT
S wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ174-190045-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
342 AM AKDT Tue Sep 18 2018

TODAY
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Areas of fog.

TONIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.

WED
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog.

WED NIGHT
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

THU THROUGH FRI
S wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.

SAT
S wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.



PKZ175-190045-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
342 AM AKDT Tue Sep 18 2018

TODAY
S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Areas of fog.

TONIGHT
S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog.

WED
S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

WED NIGHT
S wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

THU
S wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

FRI
SW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

SAT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.



PKZ176-190045-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
342 AM AKDT Tue Sep 18 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY


TODAY
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Areas of fog.

TONIGHT
S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Patchy fog.

WED
S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

WED NIGHT
S wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

THU THROUGH FRI
S wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.

SAT
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.



PKZ177-190045-
Adak to Kiska-
342 AM AKDT Tue Sep 18 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY


TODAY
SE wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
S wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Patchy fog.

WED
S wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain.

WED NIGHT
S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

THU
SW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

FRI
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.

SAT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ178-190045-
Kiska to Attu-
342 AM AKDT Tue Sep 18 2018

GALE WARNING TODAY


TODAY
S wind 45 kt. Seas 18 ft. Patchy fog. Rain.

TONIGHT
S wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft. Patchy fog.

WED
S wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.

WED NIGHT
E wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.

THU
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ179-190045-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
342 AM AKDT Tue Sep 18 2018

TODAY
Variable wind 10 kt becoming SW 15 kt by the afternoon.
Seas 4 ft. Areas of fog.

TONIGHT
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog.

WED
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Patchy fog.

WED NIGHT
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

THU THROUGH FRI
S wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

SAT
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.



PKZ180-190045-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
342 AM AKDT Tue Sep 18 2018

TODAY
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

TONIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog.

WED
W wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Patchy fog.

WED NIGHT
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ181-190045-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
342 AM AKDT Tue Sep 18 2018

TODAY
W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

TONIGHT
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Patchy fog.

WED
W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

THU
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI THROUGH SAT
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ185-190045-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
342 AM AKDT Tue Sep 18 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY


TODAY
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
SW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Patchy fog.

WED
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.

THU
S wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI
S wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

SAT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.