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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
320 AM AKST MON MAR 2 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.

PKZ199-030130-
320 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 1002 MB LOW NEAR 145 NM NORTH OF ATKA WILL MAINTAIN STRENGTH
AND MOVE TO 135 NM SOUTH OF NOME LATE MON NIGHT...THEN MOVE OVER
WESTERN ALASKA AND DISSIPATE. A FRONT WILL ENTER THE WESTERN
BERING LATE MON NIGHT. THE ASSOCIATED LOW WILL MOVE TO 330 NM
NORTH OF SHEMYA AT 993 MB LATE TUE NIGHT.

$$

PKZ150-030130-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
320 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT BY LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8
FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ155-030130-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
320 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT EARLY BECOMING SW 25 KT BY AFTERNOON. SEAS
8 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT IN THE EVENING DIMINISHING TO 15 KT.
SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. FROM THE
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ160-030130-
BRISTOL BAY-
320 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT BY LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT EARLY BECOMING SW 25 KT DURING THE EVENING.
SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING DIMINISHING TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ165-030130-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
320 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT EARLY BECOMING NW 25 KT. FROM PORT MOLLER
E...S WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING W 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

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PKZ170-030130-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
320 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT EARLY EVENING BECOMING NW 30 KT. SEAS 7
FT BUILDING TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING SW. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ171-030130-
UNALASKA BAY-
320 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 25 KT. SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO
4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ172-030130-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
320 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING NW 25 KT. GUSTS
TO 35 KT DEVELOPING AFTER MIDNIGHT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
11 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ173-030130-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
320 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING NW 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT
BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO W 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ174-030130-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
320 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ175-030130-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
320 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 11
FT. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ176-030130-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
320 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING SW 25 KT.
SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ177-030130-
ADAK TO KISKA-
320 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT BECOMING S 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
11 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ178-030130-
KISKA TO ATTU-
320 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. FROM
SHEMYA W...NW WIND 25 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING S 20 KT.
SEAS 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT...EXCEPT SW WIND 15 KT EARLY EVENING E OF SHEMYA. SEAS
11 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 26 FT.
.WED...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 26 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ179-030130-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
320 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW BY AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 30 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 20 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ180-030130-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
320 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT NEAR CAPE NEWENHAM. SEAS
6 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT EARLY EVENING
BECOMING SW 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...SW WIND 25 KT EARLY BECOMING NW 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN
CHANGING TO SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY W OF KUSKOKWIM BAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ181-030130-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
320 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY
FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT.

$$

PKZ185-030130-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
320 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT...EXCEPT BECOMING NW 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9
FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.  PATCHY
FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY FROM SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND N AND W.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 13 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 12 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 11 FT.

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