908  
WWAK82 PAFC 131256  
SPSALU  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK  
456 AM AKDT MON AUG 13 2018  
 
AKZ155-161-140400-  
KUSKOKWIM DELTA-BRISTOL BAY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BETHEL, HOOPER BAY, NUNIVAK ISLAND,  
KING SALMON, DILLINGHAM, NAKNEK, AND PILOT POINT  
456 AM AKDT MON AUG 13 2018  
 
...HIGH SURF AND COASTAL EROSION POSSIBLE ALONG KUSKOKWIM BAY AND  
BRISTOL BAY COASTS TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...  
 
HIGH SURF AND COASTAL EROSION IS POSSIBLE ALONG THE KUSKOKWIM BAY  
AND BRISTOL BAY COASTLINES THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.  
 
LOW PRESSURE CENTERED NORTHEAST OF BETHEL WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN  
AS IT SLOWLY MOVES FARTHER INLAND. AS THE SYSTEM TRACKS INLAND,  
HIGH-END GALE-FORCE WINDS ALONG THE BACK END OF THE SYSTEM WILL  
CONTINUE TO BRING HIGH SURF AND A SMALL STORM SURGE TO KUSKOKWIM  
AND BRISTOL BAYS THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.  
 
THE STORM SURGE IS EXPECTED TO REACH UP TO 2 FT ABOVE THE  
GRASSLINE AND HIGH SURF WILL BREAK ON TOP OF THIS SURGE. THIS  
BRINGS THE POTENTIAL FOR EROSION ON SOME BEACHES.  
 
PERSONS WITH PROPERTY NEAR THE SHORE SHOULD TAKE PRECAUTIONS TO  
MOVE IT FARTHER AWAY FROM THE WATER IF POSSIBLE.  
 
KEEP UP WITH THE LATEST WEATHER FORECASTS AT: WWW.WEATHER.GOV/AFC  
 

 
 
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