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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
333 AM AKDT Sat May 18 2024

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.

PKZ765-190030-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
333 AM AKDT Sat May 18 2024

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...E wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft. Snow and
rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.MON...SE wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 6 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 6 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
320 AM AKDT Sat May 18 2024

Coastal Waters Forecast for the Northern Gulf of Alaska Coast
up to 100 nm out including Kodiak Island and Cook Inlet.

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.

PKZ740-190030-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
320 AM AKDT Sat May 18 2024

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY...

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 1 ft building to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft after
midnight.
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
5 ft subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...SW wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
320 AM AKDT Sat May 18 2024

Coastal Waters Forecast for the Northern Gulf of Alaska Coast
up to 100 nm out including Kodiak Island and Cook Inlet.

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.

PKZ724-190030-
Northwest Prince William Sound-
320 AM AKDT Sat May 18 2024

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas
4 ft. Rain.
.SUN...NE wind 30 kt becoming E 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7 ft
subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon. Rain showers.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$


Flood Watch


Flood Watch...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
1148 AM AKDT Sat May 18 2024

AKZ826-192000-
/O.COR.PAFG.FA.A.0004.240518T1940Z-240520T2000Z/
/00000.0.IJ.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Lower Yukon River-
Including the cities of Marshall, Pilot Station, Russian Mission,
and St Marys
1148 AM AKDT Sat May 18 2024

...FLOOD WATCH FOR AN ICE JAM IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Flooding caused by an ice jam is possible.

* WHERE...The Yukon River near Pilot Station

* WHEN...Through Monday morning.

* IMPACTS...Flooding will continue for low lying areas at Pilot
  Station until the downstream ice jam releases. Once this jam
  releases or moves downriver water levels will rise significantly
  at St. Mary`s, Pitkas Point and Mountain Village.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - The Yukon River at Pilot Station broke up on Thursday with
    water levels continuing to rise and starting to flow overbank
    into lower portions of the community. Ice was reported as
    running bank to bank as of Saturday morning at Pilot Station
    with the run of ice slowing down with a possible ice jam
    downstream between Pilot Station and Mountain Village. River
    levels will continue to rise until this ice jam clears or
    moves further downstream.  Water levels have been steady at
    St. Mary`s and Mountain Village. Water levels upstream at
    Marshall have been steady over the last day.

  - Http://www.weather.gov/aprfc

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood
Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared
to take action should flooding develop.

Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local radio,
television, or NOAA Weather Radio for further information.

&&

$$

EB

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