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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
315 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 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.

PKZ199-041330-
315 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 988 MB LOW 460 NM NORTHWEST OF SHEMYA WILL MOVE TO 260 NM WEST
OF SAINT MATTHEW WED AFTERNOON AT 997 MB THEN MOVE INLAND NEAR
HOOPER BAY EARLY THU MORNING. A 990 MB LOW 500 NM WEST OF SHEMYA
THU MORNING WILL MOVE TO 500 NM NORTHWEST OF SHEMYA THU AFTERNOON.

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PKZ150-041330-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
315 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ155-041330-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
315 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT EXCEPT W 20 KT FROM THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
E. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ160-041330-
BRISTOL BAY-
315 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ165-041330-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
315 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

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PKZ170-041330-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
315 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ171-041330-
UNALASKA BAY-
315 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING
BECOMING W 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ172-041330-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
315 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES IN
THE EVENING. SEAS 10 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ173-041330-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
315 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW AND INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.THU...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ174-041330-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
315 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW AND INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.THU...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ175-041330-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
315 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ176-041330-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
315 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ177-041330-
ADAK TO KISKA-
315 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 21 FT.
.THU...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ178-041330-
KISKA TO ATTU-
315 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND INCREASING TO 45 KT. SEAS 26 FT. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WIND 45 KT. SEAS 26 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 20 FT SUBSIDING TO 14 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ179-041330-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
315 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8
FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.THU...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ180-041330-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
315 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. SNOW AND RAIN.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ181-041330-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
315 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING NW WIND 10 KT.
PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SNOW.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 25 KT.

$$

PKZ185-041330-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
315 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND... SE WIND 30 KT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 11 FT. SNOW. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND... NW 30 KT W
OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT. SNOW.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 18 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 15 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.

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