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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
322 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

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.

PKZ199-300145-
322 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN BERING SEA WILL DRIFT OVER THE
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL BERING SEA THROUGH FRI. A 996 MB NORTH
PACIFIC COMPLEX LOW WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY THROUGH EARLY
SAT MORNING. A 1008 MB NORTHWEST PACIFIC LOW WILL MOVE TO 430 NM
SOUTHWEST OF SHEMYA AT 1000 MB FRI MORNING...THEN WEAKEN TO 1007
AS IT MOVES TO 250 NM NORTHWEST OF SHEMYA FRI NIGHT.

$$

PKZ150-300145-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
322 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 50 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

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PKZ155-300145-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
322 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT EXCEPT NE 25 KT FROM THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
E. SEAS 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ160-300145-
BRISTOL BAY-
322 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ165-300145-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
322 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ170-300145-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
322 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ171-300145-
UNALASKA BAY-
322 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ172-300145-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
322 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ173-300145-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
322 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ174-300145-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
322 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ175-300145-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
322 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ176-300145-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
322 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ177-300145-
ADAK TO KISKA-
322 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ178-300145-
KISKA TO ATTU-
322 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ179-300145-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
322 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ180-300145-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
322 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.

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PKZ181-300145-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
322 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT.

$$

PKZ185-300145-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
322 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SW 20 KT W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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