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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK52 PAFC

FZAK52 PAFC 111124
CWFALU

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
324 AM AKDT Thu Aug 11 2022

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.

PKZ199-120030-
324 AM AKDT Thu Aug 11 2022
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...

A 1005 mb low 100 nm south of Chignik moves into the western Gulf
Fri afternoon.



PKZ150-120030-
South of the AK Peninsula Sitkinak to Castle Cape-
324 AM AKDT Thu Aug 11 2022

TODAY
Variable wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

TONIGHT
Variable wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI
N wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

SAT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

MON
N wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.



PKZ155-120030-
South of the AK Peninsula Castle Cape to Cape Sarichef-
324 AM AKDT Thu Aug 11 2022

GALE WARNING TODAY


TODAY
NW wind 40 kt except 20 kt from the Shumagin Islands E.
Seas 12 ft.

TONIGHT
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

FRI
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

SAT
N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN THROUGH MON
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.



PKZ160-120030-
Bristol Bay-
324 AM AKDT Thu Aug 11 2022

TODAY
NE wind 20 kt becoming N 15 kt late. Seas 4 ft.

TONIGHT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI
N wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SAT
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.



PKZ165-120030-
Port Heiden to Cape Sarichef-
324 AM AKDT Thu Aug 11 2022

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY


TODAY
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

TONIGHT
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

MON
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ170-120030-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Bering Side-
324 AM AKDT Thu Aug 11 2022

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

TONIGHT
W wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI
W wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SAT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SUN THROUGH MON
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.



PKZ171-120030-
Unalaska Bay-
324 AM AKDT Thu Aug 11 2022

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

TONIGHT
W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
NW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN THROUGH MON
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.



PKZ172-120030-
Cape Sarichef to Nikolski Pacific Side-
324 AM AKDT Thu Aug 11 2022

GALE WARNING TODAY


TODAY
NW wind 35 kt except 25 kt from Unalaska W. Seas 11 ft.

TONIGHT
NW wind 30 kt except 20 kt from Unalaska W. Seas 9 ft.

FRI
W wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SUN THROUGH MON
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.



PKZ173-120030-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Bering Side-
324 AM AKDT Thu Aug 11 2022

TODAY
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

TONIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
W wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

MON
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ174-120030-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
324 AM AKDT Thu Aug 11 2022

TODAY
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

TONIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.

FRI
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SUN THROUGH MON
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.



PKZ175-120030-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
324 AM AKDT Thu Aug 11 2022

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY


TODAY
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

TONIGHT
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.

FRI
SW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

MON
S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.



PKZ176-120030-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
324 AM AKDT Thu Aug 11 2022

TODAY
S wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

TONIGHT
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SUN
N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

MON
W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ177-120030-
Adak to Kiska-
324 AM AKDT Thu Aug 11 2022

TODAY
S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

TONIGHT
S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SUN
N wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

MON
S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.



PKZ178-120030-
Kiska to Attu-
324 AM AKDT Thu Aug 11 2022

TODAY
S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.

TONIGHT
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

SAT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

SUN
S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

MON
SE wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.



PKZ179-120030-
Pribilof Islands Near Shore Waters-
324 AM AKDT Thu Aug 11 2022

TODAY
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

TONIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SAT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN
N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

MON
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.



PKZ180-120030-
Kuskokwim Delta and Etolin Strait-
324 AM AKDT Thu Aug 11 2022

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT


TODAY
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

TONIGHT
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN THROUGH MON
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.



PKZ181-120030-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
324 AM AKDT Thu Aug 11 2022

TODAY
W wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

TONIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI
W wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SAT
N wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

SUN
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

MON
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.



PKZ185-120030-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
324 AM AKDT Thu Aug 11 2022

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY


TODAY
W wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

TONIGHT
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT THROUGH SUN
N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

MON
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.