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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
317 AM AKST FRI NOV 28 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.

PKZ199-290115-
317 AM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 992 MB LOW 180 NM NW OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WILL STEADILY
WEAKEN TO 1011 MB NEAR THE BERING STRAIT SAT AFTERNOON. A 981 MB
NORTH PACIFIC LOW WILL MOVE TO 160 NM N OF KISKA EARLY SUN
MORNING.

$$

PKZ150-290115-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
317 AM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10
FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ155-290115-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
317 AM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT. SEAS
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ160-290115-
BRISTOL BAY-
317 AM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ165-290115-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
317 AM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ170-290115-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
317 AM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

$$

PKZ171-290115-
UNALASKA BAY-
317 AM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ172-290115-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
317 AM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

$$

PKZ173-290115-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
317 AM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FT
BUILDING TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 25 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 22 FT.

$$

PKZ174-290115-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
317 AM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
12 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 24 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 24 FT.

$$

PKZ175-290115-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
317 AM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.MON...W WIND 45 KT. SEAS 28 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 22 FT.

$$

PKZ176-290115-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
317 AM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 17 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 23 FT.

$$

PKZ177-290115-
ADAK TO KISKA-
317 AM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 10
FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.MON...W WIND 45 KT. SEAS 30 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 21 FT.

$$

PKZ178-290115-
KISKA TO ATTU-
317 AM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 50 KT. SEAS 24 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 32 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

$$

PKZ179-290115-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
317 AM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ180-290115-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
317 AM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ181-290115-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
317 AM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ185-290115-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
317 AM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

$$



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