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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1223 PM AKDT SAT AUG 11 2018

AKZ155-161-121230-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA-BRISTOL BAY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BETHEL, HOOPER BAY, NUNIVAK ISLAND, 
KING SALMON, DILLINGHAM, NAKNEK, AND PILOT POINT
1223 PM AKDT SAT AUG 11 2018

...HIGH SURF AND COASTAL EROSION POSSIBLE ALONG KUSKOKWIM BAY AND
BRISTOL BAY COASTS SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

HIGH SURF AND COASTAL EROSION IS POSSIBLE ALONG THE KUSKOKWIM BAY
AND BRISTOL BAY COASTLINES STARTING SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY 
NIGHT. 

A STRONG STORM SYSTEM FROM THE REMNANTS OF FORMER-TYPHOON SHANSHAN
IS CURRENTLY MOVING OVER THE EASTERN ALEUTIANS AND WILL TRACK 
INTO SOUTHWEST MAINLAND ALASKA SUNDAY EVENING. AS THE SYSTEM 
TRACKS INLAND, HIGH-END GALE-FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP 
ALONG THE BACK END OF THE SYSTEM WHICH WILL BRING HIGH SURF AND A
SMALL STORM SURGE TO KUSKOKWIM AND BRISTOL BAYS BEGINNING SUNDAY
NIGHT AND PERSISTING INTO 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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