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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 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.

PKZ199-190130-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...A 984 MB LOW 150 NM W
OF ST MATTHEW ISLAND DRIFTS W AND DISSIPATES BY FRI AFTERNOON. A
966 MB LOW 400 NM SW OF ADAK MOVES TO 100 NM S OF ADAK AT 963 MB
FRI MORNING. IT THEN CONSOLIDATES WITH A WEAKENING LOW IN THE GULF
TO FORM A 966 MB LOW 150 NM SE OF DUTCH HARBOR SAT MORNING.

$$

PKZ150-190130-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ155-190130-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
15 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ160-190130-
BRISTOL BAY-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ165-190130-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT EXCEPT NE 20 KT FROM PORT MOLLER E.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.  SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ170-190130-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ171-190130-
UNALASKA BAY-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ172-190130-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
NW GUSTS TO 25 KT THROUGH UNIMAK PASS IN THE MORNING. SEAS 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ173-190130-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

$$

PKZ174-190130-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 13 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 23 FT.

$$

PKZ175-190130-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

$$

PKZ176-190130-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. PATCHY FOG.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 13 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 25 FT.

$$

PKZ177-190130-
ADAK TO KISKA-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN
AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 25 FT.

$$

PKZ178-190130-
KISKA TO ATTU-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT. PATCHY FOG.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

$$

PKZ179-190130-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ180-190130-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.  RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ181-190130-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ185-190130-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

$$


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