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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
353 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

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.

PKZ199-231400-
353 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 976 MB 300 NM SOUTHWEST OF SHEMYA WILL DEEPEN TO 955 MB 250 NM
NORTHWEST OF SHEMYA TUE AFTERNOON AND WILL WEAKEN TO 964 MB NEAR
225 NM NORTHWEST OF SHEMYA WED AFTERNOON. AN ASSOCIATED STRONG
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE CENTRAL BERING TUE AND THE EASTERN
BERING WED WITH A 995 MB LOW DEVELOPING 50 NM SOUTH OF KODIAK
CITY BY WED AFTERNOON. ANOTHER FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WESTERN
AND CENTRAL BERING WED.

$$

PKZ150-231400-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
353 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

$$

PKZ155-231400-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
353 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. FROM THE
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT BECOMING W 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FROM
THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 26 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 24 FT.

$$

PKZ160-231400-
BRISTOL BAY-
353 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY ALONG
THE COAST.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ165-231400-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
353 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. FROM
PORT MOLLER E...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ170-231400-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
353 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ171-231400-
UNALASKA BAY-
353 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT BY MIDDAY. SEAS 5 FT
BUILDING TO 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ172-231400-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
353 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 15 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 27 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 24 FT.

$$

PKZ173-231400-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
353 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT BECOMING SE 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8
FT BUILDING TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

$$

PKZ174-231400-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
353 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT BECOMING SE 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8
FT BUILDING TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 24 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 23 FT.

$$

PKZ175-231400-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
353 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT BECOMING S 45 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS 15
FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TUE...SW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ176-231400-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
353 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 17 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TUE...SW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 22 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 22 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.THU...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 23 FT.

$$

PKZ177-231400-
ADAK TO KISKA-
353 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...STORM WARNING TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
12 FT INCREASING TO 17 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WIND 55 KT. SEAS 26 FT BERING SIDE...30 FT PACIFIC SIDE.
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. BERING SIDE...SEAS 23 FT SUBSIDING TO
16 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. PACIFIC SIDE...SEAS 25 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.THU...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

$$

PKZ178-231400-
KISKA TO ATTU-
353 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...STORM WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...BERING SIDE...E WIND 40 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT...SEAS 12 FT. PACIFIC SIDE...SE WIND 35 KT BECOMING SW 50
KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...SEAS 11 FT BUILDING TO 19 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WIND 55 KT. SEAS 31 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 23 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 25 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 26 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ179-231400-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
353 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 15 FT. PATCHY FOG. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 35 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
15 FT. RAIN.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

$$

PKZ180-231400-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
353 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ181-231400-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
353 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY ALONG THE ICE EDGE.
.TUE...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY ALONG THE ICE EDGE.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.  RAIN.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY ALONG THE ICE EDGE.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ185-231400-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
353 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...STORM WARNING TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SE 35 KT W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SNOW AND RAIN. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...E WIND 40 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...E 50 KT W OF SAINT
MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS 15 FT BUILDING TO 21 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SNOW AND RAIN. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...E 50 KT W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS 24 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY N OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND.
.WED...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

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