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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
318 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 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.

PKZ199-281330-
318 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A WEAK FRONT OVER THE EASTERN BERING SEA MOVES OVER WESTERN
ALASKA SATURDAY. A 982 MB LOW 350 NM WEST OF SHEMYA SATURDAY
AFTERNOON MOVES TO 300 NM NORTHWEST OF SHEMYA AT 994 MB SUNDAY
AFTERNOON. THE ASSOCIATED FRONT ENTERS THE WESTERN BERING LATE
TONIGHT AND MOVES INTO THE CENTRAL BERING AND ALEUTIANS THROUGH
LATE SAT NIGHT.

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PKZ150-281330-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
318 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ155-281330-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
318 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT EXCEPT VARIABLE 10 KT FROM THE SHUMAGIN
ISLANDS E. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ160-281330-
BRISTOL BAY-
318 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY NEAR THE
COAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ165-281330-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
318 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ170-281330-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
318 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ171-281330-
UNALASKA BAY-
318 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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PKZ172-281330-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
318 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ173-281330-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
318 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ174-281330-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
318 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ175-281330-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
318 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON W OF ATKA.
SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

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PKZ176-281330-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
318 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT EXCEPT 15 KT FROM ATKA E. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

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PKZ177-281330-
ADAK TO KISKA-
318 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8
FT BUILDING TO 13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

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PKZ178-281330-
KISKA TO ATTU-
318 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7
FT BUILDING TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW.
.SAT...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 24 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 23 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

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PKZ179-281330-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
318 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 6
FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ180-281330-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
318 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT FROM NUNIVAK
ISLAND W. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ181-281330-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
318 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT BECOMING W TOWARD MORNING. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT.

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PKZ185-281330-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
318 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN ICE FREE
WATERS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SE 35 KT W
OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT. SNOW.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.

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