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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
354 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 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.

PKZ199-180045-
354 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...A 985 MB LOW 20 NM
NORTH OF PORT HEIDEN WILL WEAKEN AND DRIFT EAST TODAY BEFORE
MERGING WITH A COMPLEX LOW IN THE GULF OF ALASKA THIS EVENING.
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE WESTERN BERING SEA TODAY AND
THURSDAY.

$$

PKZ150-180045-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
354 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ155-180045-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
354 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ160-180045-
BRISTOL BAY-
354 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ165-180045-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
354 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ170-180045-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
354 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ171-180045-
UNALASKA BAY-
354 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT IN THE EVENING BUILDING TO 6
FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ172-180045-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
354 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ173-180045-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
354 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT IN THE EVENING
BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ174-180045-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
354 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT IN THE MORNING BUILDING TO 8
FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ175-180045-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
354 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ176-180045-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
354 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ177-180045-
ADAK TO KISKA-
354 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT AND THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ178-180045-
KISKA TO ATTU-
354 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ179-180045-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
354 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ180-180045-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
354 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ181-180045-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
354 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT IN THE MORNING BUILDING TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ185-180045-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
354 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$


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