986  
FZAK78 PAFC 161228  
MWSAFC  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK  
428 AM AKDT SAT SEP 16 2017  
 
PKZ155-165-170-179-162030-  
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-  
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-  
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-  
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-  
428 AM AKDT SAT SEP 16 2017  
 
A STRONG STORM CONTINUES TO IMPACT THE REGION. THE SYSTEM PEAKS  
IN INTENSITY THIS MORNING...THE NORTHWESTERLY HURRICANE FORCE  
GUSTS WILL SPREAD FROM THE PRIBILOF ISLANDS SOUTHWARD OVER THE  
SOUTHEASTERN BERING. HURRICANE TO STORM FORCE GUSTS ARE ALSO  
EXPECTED ALONG THE COASTAL WATERS OF THE ALASKA PENINSULA AND  
EASTERN ALEUTIANS TODAY. THE RAPID INCREASE IN WINDS WILL LEAD TO  
SEAS QUICKLY BUILDING FROM THE MID-TEENS TO UPPER THIRTY FOOT  
RANGE ON THE BERING SIDE...AND UP TO THE UPPER TWENTY FOOT RANGE  
ON THE PACIFIC SIDE TODAY.  
 
MONITOR THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS AT:  
 
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/AFC/MARINE  
 

 
 
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