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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
333 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 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.

PKZ199-010115-
333 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A WEAK FRONT OVER THE EASTERN BERING MOVES OVER WESTERN ALASKA
SAT. A 983 MB LOW 610 NM SOUTHWEST OF SHEMYA MOVES TO 285 NM
NORTHWEST OF SHEMYA AT 986 MB LATE SAT NIGHT...THEN MOVES TO 440
NM NORTH OF SHEMYA AT 1003 MB LATE SUN NIGHT. A 1004 MB LOW 200 NM
SOUTH OF UNALASKA SUN EVENING MOVES TO 150 NM SOUTHWEST OF
UNALASKA AT 997 MB LATE SUN NIGHT.

$$

PKZ150-010115-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
333 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT BY LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ155-010115-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
333 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES
DEVELOPING BY AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ160-010115-
BRISTOL BAY-
333 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT BY AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY TOWARD THE WESTERN
CAPES.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 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.

$$

PKZ165-010115-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
333 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING NE 20 KT. SEAS
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 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.

$$

PKZ170-010115-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
333 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ171-010115-
UNALASKA BAY-
333 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT EARLY BECOMING N 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 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.

$$

PKZ172-010115-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
333 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ173-010115-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
333 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING E. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ174-010115-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
333 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ175-010115-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
333 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ176-010115-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
333 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT EARLY BECOMING SE 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ177-010115-
ADAK TO KISKA-
333 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
8 FT BUILDING TO 13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
19 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT BECOMING SW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 16
FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ178-010115-
KISKA TO ATTU-
333 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

...STORM WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 50 KT. SEAS 24 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E OF SHEMYA...S WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. FROM SHEMYA W...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 24 FT SUBSIDING TO
18 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT BECOMING W 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

$$

PKZ179-010115-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
333 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING E BY AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ180-010115-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
333 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT EARLY BECOMING NW BY LATE MORNING. SEAS 3
FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING W OF KUSKOKWIM BAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF KUSKOKWIM BAY.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 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.

$$

PKZ181-010115-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
333 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT.

$$

PKZ185-010115-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
333 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN ICE
FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SE 35 KT W
OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT BUILDING TO
11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY ALONG THE ICE EDGE.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SE 35 KT W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 16 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 15 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.

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