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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
324 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

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.

PKZ199-280130-
324 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 961 MB LOW 230 NM NORTHWEST OF SHEMYA WILL REMAIN STATIONARY
AND WEAKEN TO 979 MB SUN EVENING. A WEATHER FRONT OVER THE
CENTRAL BERING WILL MOVE INLAND OVER SOUTHWEST ALASKA BY SAT
AFTERNOON. A 991 MB LOW WILL DEVELOP 270 NM SOUTH OF ADAK BY SAT
EVENING BEFORE MOVING 260 NM NORTH OF ADAK AT 987 MB SUN AFTERNOON
AND DISSIPATES SUN EVENING. A SECOND LOW MOVES 220 NM SOUTH OF
UNALASKA AT 974 MB MON AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ150-280130-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
324 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 19 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ155-280130-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
324 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
FROM THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ160-280130-
BRISTOL BAY-
324 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 35 KT BECOMING E 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ165-280130-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
324 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
FROM PORT MOLLER E...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ170-280130-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
324 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ171-280130-
UNALASKA BAY-
324 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. WINDS DIMINISHING TO
20 KT BY LATE MORNING. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ172-280130-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
324 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 18 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ173-280130-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
324 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ174-280130-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
324 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.WED...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

$$

PKZ175-280130-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
324 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ176-280130-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
324 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT BECOMING E 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 15 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.WED...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 26 FT.

$$

PKZ177-280130-
ADAK TO KISKA-
324 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.WED...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 27 FT.

$$

PKZ178-280130-
KISKA TO ATTU-
324 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 24 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 29 FT.

$$

PKZ179-280130-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
324 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 15 KT BY LATE MORNING. SEAS 17
FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ180-280130-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
324 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 11 FT. PATCHY FOG.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT. PATCHY
FOG. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN ICE FREE
WATERS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 13 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ181-280130-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
324 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT. AREAS OF
FOG. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT. PATCHY
FOG. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 11 FT.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ185-280130-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
324 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...S WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...S WIND 30 KT.
SEAS 16 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SE 30 KT W
OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

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