615  
FZAK78 PAFC 140113  
MWSAFC  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK  
408 PM AKST MON NOV 13 2017  
 
PKZ138-150-140415-  
408 PM AKST MON NOV 13 2017  
 
...RESUSPENDED ASH FROM KATMAI VOLCANO BLOWING ACROSS THE  
SOUTH END OF SHELIKOF STRAIT...  
 
THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...  
SOUTH END OF SHELIKOF STRAIT...  
SOUTH END OF KODIAK ISLAND...  
 
SATELLITE IMAGERY CONTINUES TO INDICATE RESUSPENDED ASH FROM KATMAI  
VOLCANO BLOWING ACROSS THE SOUTH END OF SHELIKOF STRAIT AND THE  
SOUTH END OF KODIAK ISLAND. THOSE MARINE VESSELS TRAVERSING THE AREA  
MAY EXPERIENCE REDUCED VISIBILITIES DOWN TO 3 NM AS WELL AS TRACE  
AMOUNTS OF ASHFALL. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THIS EVENING  
LEADING TO IMPROVING CONDITIONS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
ASH IS AN EYE AND RESPIRATORY IRRITANT AND IS ABRASIVE. THOSE WITH  
RESPIRATORY SENSITIVITIES SHOULD TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS TO MINIMIZE  
EXPOSURE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 5778 15563 5779 15563 5772 15535 5783 15531  
5787 15507 5803 15504 5802 15457 5818 15448  
5764 15429 5733 15480 5711 15452 5715 15420  
5705 15438 5710 15453 5701 15453 5694 15423  
5686 15431 5692 15417 5675 15414 5646 15479  
 

 
 
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