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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
343 AM AKST TUE JAN 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.

PKZ199-280115-
343 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...

A 987 MB COMPLEX LOW CENTERED 260 NM SOUTH OF UNALASKA WILL
DISSIPATE THIS MORNING. A 982 MB LOW 387 NM SOUTH OF SITKINAK WILL
MOVE TO 160 NM SOUTH OF SAND POINT LATE THIS EVENING WITH LITTLE
CHANGE IN STRENGTH...THEN TO 270 NM SOUTH OF UNALASKA AT 990 MB WED
AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ150-280115-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
343 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
11 FT BUILDING TO 16 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
17 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

$$

PKZ155-280115-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
343 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING NE 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
16 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 22 FT.

$$

PKZ160-280115-
BRISTOL BAY-
343 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

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

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY NEAR THE ICE EDGE.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY NEAR THE ICE EDGE.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ165-280115-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
343 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT. FREEZING SPRAY E OF PORT MOLLER.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ170-280115-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
343 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT BUILDING TO 15 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ171-280115-
UNALASKA BAY-
343 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

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

.TODAY...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT BUILDING TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI AND SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ172-280115-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
343 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

$$

PKZ173-280115-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
343 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS 22 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS 22 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ174-280115-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
343 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.WED...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.THU...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

$$

PKZ175-280115-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
343 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS 22 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS 26 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS 23 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ176-280115-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
343 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ177-280115-
ADAK TO KISKA-
343 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS 20 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ178-280115-
KISKA TO ATTU-
343 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ179-280115-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
343 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT. SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ180-280115-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
343 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

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

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. SNOW.
FREEZING SPRAY NEAR THE ICE EDGE.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY NEAR THE ICE EDGE.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY NEAR THE ICE EDGE.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ181-280115-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
343 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT THROUGH THU...N WIND 30 KT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT.

$$

PKZ185-280115-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
343 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

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

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$


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