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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
829 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

UPDATED ZONE 179

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.

PKZ199-050415-
829 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 992 MB LOW 400 NM NORTH OF SHEMYA WILL MOVE TO 85 NM SOUTH OF
GAMBELL THU MORNING AT 1004 MB THEN MOVE INLAND THU AFTERNOON 280
NM EAST OF GAMBELL. A 986 MB LOW WILL MOVE TO 375 NM NORTHWEST OF
SHEMYA THU AFTERNOON...THEN WILL MOVE TO 315 NM NORTHWEST OF
SHEMYA AT 986 MB BY FRI MORNING.

$$

PKZ150-050415-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
829 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ155-050415-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
829 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT EXCEPT NW 20 KT FROM THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
E. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ160-050415-
BRISTOL BAY-
829 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ165-050415-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
829 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND TO 15 KT EARLY THIS MORNING BECOMING SW 20 KT.
SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT...EXCEPT W 20 KT FROM COLD BAY E. SEAS
8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ170-050415-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
829 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING W 25 KT. SEAS
8 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT BUILDING TO 15 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING S WIND 30 KT.
SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ171-050415-
UNALASKA BAY-
829 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ172-050415-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
829 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING NW 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
7 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS
12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ173-050415-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
829 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ174-050415-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
829 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ175-050415-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
829 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.THU...W WIND 30 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING S 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT
SUBSIDING TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ176-050415-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
829 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.THU...W WIND 30 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ177-050415-
ADAK TO KISKA-
829 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
21 FT.
.THU...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ178-050415-
KISKA TO ATTU-
829 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 26 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING S 35 KT. SEAS
19 FT SUBSIDING TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ179-050415-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
829 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 THROUGH SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ180-050415-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
829 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT...EXCEPT NW 15 KT IN THE MORNING FROM CAPE
NEWENHAM E. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT EARLY EVENING BECOMING W 15 KT. SEAS
3 FT. PATCHY FOG. SNOW.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ181-050415-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
829 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT.

$$

PKZ185-050415-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
829 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

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

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT EARLY THIS MORNING BECOMING SW 20 KT BY
AFTERNOON. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 11 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...W 30 KT W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING N 15 KT E OF SAINT
MATTHEW ISLAND...NW WIND 25 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING SE LATE
AFTERNOON W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS
14 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING W OF SAINT MATTHEW
ISLAND.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 12 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 20 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.

$$


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