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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
321 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 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.

PKZ199-281215-
321 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...A 971 MB LOW 410 NM
SOUTHEAST OF COLD BAY WILL WEAKEN TO 979 MB 120 NM SOUTH OF
KODIAK CITY SAT EVENING. THIS LOW WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN TO 987
MB 90 NM SOUTHWEST OF KODIAK CITY SUN AFTERNOON. A WEATHER FRONT
OVER THE CENTRAL BERING AND ALEUTIANS WILL REMAIN RELATIVELY
STATIONARY BEFORE DISSIPATING BY SUN MORNING. A WEAK FRONT FROM A
KAMCHATKA PENINSULA LOW WILL MOVE INTO THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS SAT
AND SAT NIGHT.

$$

PKZ150-281215-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
321 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 FT.
PATCHY FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT OUT OF SHELIKOF STRAIT IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ155-281215-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
321 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT EXCEPT NE 30 KT FROM THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
E. SEAS 5 FT IN THE EVENING BUILDING TO 10 FT...HIGHEST FROM THE
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E. PATCHY FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ160-281215-
BRISTOL BAY-
321 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.

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PKZ165-281215-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
321 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT EXCEPT NE 25 KT FROM PORT MOLLER E. SEAS
5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT EXCEPT NE 20 KT FROM PORT MOLLER E. SEAS
7 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ170-281215-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
321 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ171-281215-
UNALASKA BAY-
321 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ172-281215-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
321 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ173-281215-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
321 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ174-281215-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
321 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.  SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ175-281215-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
321 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. SNOW.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ176-281215-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
321 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

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PKZ177-281215-
ADAK TO KISKA-
321 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

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PKZ178-281215-
KISKA TO ATTU-
321 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. PATCHY FOG. SNOW.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

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PKZ179-281215-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
321 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF
ST PAUL IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ180-281215-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
321 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 1 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.

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PKZ181-281215-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
321 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT.

$$

PKZ185-281215-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
321 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. FREEZING SPRAY SW OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT.

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